Forest clearance and agricultural expansion on Rapa, Austral Archipelago, French Polynesia

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2013

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Prebble, Matthew
Anderson, Atholl
Kennett, Douglas J

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Sage Publications Inc

Abstract

Palynological records from Holocene wetland deposits in East Polynesia have demonstrated widespread ecological changes following Polynesian arrival after c. ad 1200, but linking inferences of human activities to archaeological records has been limited by

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Keywords: agricultural diversification; archaeology; archipelago; coastal zone; colonization; farming system; forest clearance; fossil record; highstand; Holocene; human activity; lowland environment; marsh; monocotyledon; palynology; pollen; sea level; swamp fores Austral Archipelago; East Polynesia; exotic pollen; multiple profiles; Pacific; palynology; Polynesian colonisation

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Holocene

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DOI

10.1177/0959683612455551

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2037-12-31