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Climate, Fire and Human Evolution. The Deep Time Dimensions of the Athropocene

Glikson, Andrew; Groves, Colin

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The book outlines principal milestones in the evolution of the atmosphere, oceans and biosphere during the last 4 million years in relation with the evolution from primates to the genus Homo - which uniquely mastered the ignition and transfer of fire. Further to burning a large part of the forests, the discovery of combustion and exhumation of carbon from the Earth's hundreds of millions of years-old fossil biospheres set the stage for an anthropogenic oxidation event, effecting an abrupt...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103712

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