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Abrupt vegetation change after the Late Quaternary megafaunal extinction in southeastern Australia

Lopes dos Santos, Raquel A; De Deckker, Patrick; Hopmans, Ellen C; Magee, John; Mets, Anchelique; Damste, Jaap S Sinninghe; Schouten, Stefan

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A substantial extinction of megafauna occurred in Australia between 50 and 45 kyr ago, a period that coincides with human colonization of Australia. Large shifts in vegetation also occurred around this time, but it is unclear whether the vegetation change

dc.contributor.authorLopes dos Santos, Raquel A
dc.contributor.authorDe Deckker, Patrick
dc.contributor.authorHopmans, Ellen C
dc.contributor.authorMagee, John
dc.contributor.authorMets, Anchelique
dc.contributor.authorDamste, Jaap S Sinninghe
dc.contributor.authorSchouten, Stefan
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:27:42Z
dc.identifier.issn1752-0894
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/74053
dc.description.abstractA substantial extinction of megafauna occurred in Australia between 50 and 45 kyr ago, a period that coincides with human colonization of Australia. Large shifts in vegetation also occurred around this time, but it is unclear whether the vegetation change
dc.publisherNature Publishing Group
dc.sourceNature Geoscience
dc.subjectKeywords: abundance; biomarker; biomass burning; extinction; fauna; human settlement; Quaternary; stable isotope; vegetation cover; vegetation structure; Australia; Embryophyta
dc.titleAbrupt vegetation change after the Late Quaternary megafaunal extinction in southeastern Australia
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume6
dc.date.issued2013
local.identifier.absfor040204 - Organic Geochemistry
local.identifier.absfor040308 - Palaeontology (incl. Palynology)
local.identifier.absfor060206 - Palaeoecology
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB3946
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationLopes dos Santos, Raquel A, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
local.contributor.affiliationDe Deckker, Patrick, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationHopmans, Ellen C, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
local.contributor.affiliationMagee, John, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationMets, Anchelique, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
local.contributor.affiliationDamste, Jaap S Sinninghe, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
local.contributor.affiliationSchouten, Stefan, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue8
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage627
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage631
local.identifier.doi10.1038/ngeo1856
local.identifier.absseo970104 - Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T09:19:18Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84881337260
local.identifier.thomsonID000322441900013
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