Fire regime and vegetation change in the transition from Aboriginal to European land management in a Tasmanian eucalypt savanna

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Using pollen and charcoal analysis we examined how vegetation and fire regimes have changed over the last 600 years in the Midlands of Tasmania. Sediment cores from seven lagoons were sampled, with a chronology developed at one site (Diprose Lagoon) using Pb and C dating. Statistical contrasts of six cores where Pinus served as a marker of European… (More)

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