Holocene vegetation and fire regimes in subalpine and mixed conifer forests, southern Rocky Mountains, USA

@article{Anderson2008HoloceneVA,
  title={Holocene vegetation and fire regimes in subalpine and mixed conifer forests, southern Rocky Mountains, USA},
  author={R. S. Anderson and Craig D. Allen and Jaime L. Toney and Renata B. Jass and Allison N. Bair},
  journal={International Journal of Wildland Fire},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={96-114}
}
  • R. Anderson, C. Allen, A. Bair
  • Published 6 March 2008
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • International Journal of Wildland Fire
Our understanding of the present forest structure of western North America hinges on our ability to determine antecedent forest conditions. Sedimentary records from lakes and bogs in the southern Rocky Mountains of Colorado and New Mexico provide information on the relationships between climate and vegetation change, and fire history since deglaciation. We present a new pollen record from Hunters Lake (Colorado) as an example of a high-elevation vegetation history from the southern Rockies. We… 

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