A late Quaternary record of environmental change and human impact from New Caledonia

@inproceedings{StevensonaALQ,
  title={A late Quaternary record of environmental change and human impact from New Caledonia},
  author={J. Stevensona and J. R. Dodsonb and I. P. Prosserc}
}
  • J. Stevensona, J. R. Dodsonb, I. P. Prosserc
A late Quaternary vegetation record is presented from a lowland site on the leeward southwest coast of New Caledonia. Plum Swamp is a backswamp on the Plum River at around 10 m a.s.l., just within the ultrama®c terrain that dominates the southern third of New Caledonia. Pollen analysis, charcoal analysis, radiocarbon dating and stratigraphic analysis are employed to reconstruct the vegetation and sedimentary history of the valley. The vegetation record commences at around 20,000 yr BP and shows… CONTINUE READING

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