A 90,000-year record of Afromontane forest responses to climate change

  title={A 90,000-year record of Afromontane forest responses to climate change},
  author={Anne-Marie L{\'e}zine and Kenji Izumi and M. Kageyama and G. Achoundong},
  pages={177 - 181}
  • Anne-Marie Lézine, Kenji Izumi, +1 author G. Achoundong
  • Published 2019
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Science
  • Ancient changes in the African tropics Long-term records of past vegetation change are key to understanding how climate change affects ecosystems, but data are scarce—especially in highly biodiverse regions in the tropics. Lezine et al. present a detailed 90,000-year pollen core from an upland crater-lake site in the west African tropical montane forest, which is important from conservation and biogeographic standpoints. The upper treeline moved in response to climate change during the… CONTINUE READING
    15 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    Paper Mentions

    Individualistic evolutionary responses of Central African rain forest plants to Pleistocene climatic fluctuations.
    Tectonics, climate and the diversification of the tropical African terrestrial flora and fauna
    • 1
    • PDF
    Combining Contemporary and Paleoecological Perspectives for Estimating Forest Resilience
    • PDF


    Dominant factors controlling glacial and interglacial variations in the treeline elevation in tropical Africa
    • 65
    • PDF