Holocene vegetation and climate history of the northern Golan heights (Near East)

  title={Holocene vegetation and climate history of the northern Golan heights (Near East)},
  author={Frank Harald Neumann and Christian Sch{\"o}lzel and Thomas Litt and Andreas N. Hense and Mordechai Stein},
  journal={Vegetation History and Archaeobotany},
In this paper we present and discuss palynological results based on a composite profile from Birkat Ram crater lake (Northern Golan, Near East) in order to reconstruct the environmental history, including human impact, of the last 6500 years. Furthermore we apply a newly-developed botanical climatological transfer function to reconstruct climate variations in the northern Golan Heights based on this pollen data-set. The Birkat Ram record is strongly influenced by anthropogenic indicators in the… 

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