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Aboriginal impacts on fire and vegetation on a Tasmanian island

McWethy, D.B.; Haberle, Simon; Hopf, Felicitas; Bowman, David M. J. S.

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Aim To evaluate the influence of climate and Aboriginal landscape management on Holocene vegetation and fire activity. Location Flinders Island, Bass Strait, Tasmania where archaeological data document extended periods of human presence and absence over the past 12,000 years. Methods We evaluated climate–human–fire interactions through high-resolution pollen, charcoal and geochemical analyses of sediment cores from two wetland sites. Proxies for environmental change are...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/231440
Source: Journal of Biogeography
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12935

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