A 2500 year record of natural and anthropogenic soil erosion in South Greenland

@inproceedings{Massa2012A2Y,
  title={A 2500 year record of natural and anthropogenic soil erosion in South Greenland},
  author={Charly Massa and Vincent Bichet and {\'E}milie Gauthier and Bianca B Perren and Olivier Mathieu and Christophe Petit and Fabrice Monna and Jacques Giraudeau and R{\'e}mi Losno and H Rothman Richard},
  year={2012}
}
The environmental impact of the Norse landnám (colonization) in Greenland has been studied extensively. But to date, no study has quantified the soil erosion that Norse agricultural practices are believed to have caused. To resolve this problem, a high resolution sedimentary record from Lake Igaliku in South Greenland is used to quantitatively reconstruct 2500 years of soil erosion driven by climate and historical land use. An accurate chronology, established on 18 AMS 14C, and 210Pb and 137Cs… CONTINUE READING
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