Azorella selago Hook. used to estimate glacier fluctuations and climatic history in the Kerguelen Islands over the last two centuries

@article{Frenot1993AzorellaSH,
  title={Azorella selago Hook. used to estimate glacier fluctuations and climatic history in the Kerguelen Islands over the last two centuries},
  author={Yves Frenot and J. C. Gloaguen and Garnett Picot and Jacques Boug{\`e}re and David Benjamin},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1993},
  volume={95},
  pages={140-144}
}
Climatic variations over the two last centuries are well known for the northern hemisphere, but very little information is available for subantarctic islands. In this paper, we combined geomorphological observations and a new biological dating technique to propose a reconstruction of the cool and warm events in the Kerguelen Islands during the last two centuries. The usual dating methods, such as dendrochonology or C14 dating, are not applicable on Kerguelen. Therefore, the radial growth… CONTINUE READING
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