A postglacial palaeoecological record from the San Juan Mountains of Colorado USA: fire, climate and vegetation history

@inproceedings{Toney2006APP,
  title={A postglacial palaeoecological record from the San Juan Mountains of Colorado USA: fire, climate and vegetation history},
  author={Jaime L Toney and Ryan S. Anderson},
  year={2006}
}
Continuous sediment, charcoal and pollen records were developed from a /4.5 m sediment core from Little Molas Lake (LML), 3370 m elevation, San Juan County, CO. LML formed by 11 200 cal. BP subsequent to glacial retreat. Turbated clay and gyttja was derived from in-lake productivity and outwash sediments from the drainage basin from /11 200 cal. BP until /10 200 cal. BP. Cessation of glacial input and replacement of tundra with Picea forest correlates with the termination of the Younger Dryas… CONTINUE READING

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