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Neogene paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic change in southern temperate ecosystems - a southern perspective.
A distinctive southern hemisphere vegetation has evolved, not primarily because of its common Gondwana origin, but as a consequence of the minor amplitude of Quaternary change, absence of large ice sheets, and failure of full-glacial environments to persist through interglacials. Expand
History of vegetation and habitat change in the Austral-Asian region
Over 1000 marine and terrestrial pollen diagrams and Some hundreds of vertebrate faunal sequences have been studied in the Austral-Asian region bisected by the PEPII transect, from the Russian arcticExpand
Changes in fire regimes since the Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis and analysis of charcoal data
Fire activity has varied globally and continuously since the last glacial maximum (LGM) in response to long-term changes in global climate and shorter-term regional changes in climate, vegetation,Expand
Pollen evidence for the transition of the Eastern Australian climate system from the post-glacial to the present-day ENSO mode
Abstract A review of Holocene climate patterns in eastern Australia is presented on the basis of a series of high-resolution pollen records across a north-to-south transect. Previously publishedExpand
Tropical climates at the Last Glacial Maximum: a new synthesis of terrestrial palaeoclimate data. I. Vegetation, lake-levels and geochemistry
Abstract Palaeodata in synthesis form are needed as benchmarks for the Palaeoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project (PMIP). Advances since the last synthesis of terrestrial palaeodata from theExpand
Biomass burning in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea: natural and human induced fire events in the fossil record
Abstract Microscopic charcoal preserved in sediments from ten wetlands in the Indonesian and Papua New Guinea region provide a proxy record of regional fire events during the last 20,000 years. TwoExpand
Late Quaternary fire regimes of Australasia
We have compiled 223 sedimentary charcoal records from Australasia in order to examine the temporal and spatial variability of fire regimes during the Late Quaternary. While some of these recordsExpand
Late Quaternary climates of Australia and New Guinea
Abstract Between 60,000 and 40,000 B.P., northeastern Queensland, south New South Wales, and southeastern South Australia were drier than at present. From 40,000–30,000 B.P. a colder climate than atExpand
The Stratigraphy and Fire History of the Kutai Peatlands, Kalimantan, Indonesia
Abstract The equatorial peatlands of the Kutai lowland of eastern Kalimantan are generally 4–10 m in thickness but some sections exceed 16 m in depth. The deposition of peat commenced about 8000 yrsExpand