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65,000 years of vegetation change in central Australia and the Australian summer monsoon

Johnson, Bill; Miller, Gifford Hubbs; Fogel, Marilyn L; Magee, John; Gagan, Michael; Chivas, A R

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Carbon isotopes in fossil emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) eggshell from Lake Eyre, South Australia, demonstrate that the relative abundance of C4 grasses varied substantially during the past 65,000 years. Currently, C4 grasses are more abundant in regions

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93863
Source: Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5417.1150

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