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 Masa Kageyama and Gaston Achoundong},
  pages={177 - 181}
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… 

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