A holocene pollen diagram from El Atrun, northern Sudan

  title={A holocene pollen diagram from El Atrun, northern Sudan},
  author={Susanne Jahns},
  journal={Vegetation History and Archaeobotany},
  • S. Jahns
  • Published 1 February 1995
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Vegetation History and Archaeobotany
Palynological investigations on a 3.36 m core from El Atrun, Nubia, show vegetation development and climatic change during a period from approximately 9800 to 7000 uncal B.P. From a dry period with a steppe-like vegetation at about 9800-9500 B.P. (zone A), a change to a period with a more favourable climate and a tree covered savanna-like vegetation can be observed in zone B (about 9500-8900 B.P.). In zone C (8900-8400 B.P.), a climatic setback is indicated, with spreading of steppe vegetation… 

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