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

@article{Lzine2019A9R,
  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},
  journal={Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={363},
  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
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