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Holocene environmental changes in the Lower Thames Valley, London, UK: Implications for understanding the history of Taxus woodland

Branch, Nicholas P.; Batchelor, C. Robert; Cameron, Nigel G.; Coope, G Russell; Densem, Robin; Gale, Rowena; Green, Christopher P.; Williams, Alan

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A radiocarbon-dated multiproxy palaeoenvironmental record from the Lower Thames Valley at Hornchurch Marshes has provided a reconstruction of the timing and nature of vegetation succession against a background of Holocene climate change, relative sea level movement and human activities. The investigation recorded widespread peat formation between c. 6300 and 3900 cal. yr BP (marine 'regression'), succeeded by evidence for marine incursion. The multiproxy analyses of these sediments, comprising...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66895
Source: Holocene
DOI: 10.1177/0959683612441805

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