Microhabitat Variability in Human Evolution

  title={Microhabitat Variability in Human Evolution},
  author={Robert Patalano and Rebecca Hamilton and Emma M Finestone and Noel Amano and Phoebe Heddell-Stevens and Makarius P. Itambu and Michael Petraglia and Patrick Roberts},
  booktitle={Frontiers in Earth Science},
Climate variability and hominin evolution are inextricably linked. Yet, hypotheses examining the impact of large-scale climate shifts on hominin landscape ecology are often constrained by proxy data coming from off-site lake and ocean cores and temporal offsets between paleoenvironmental and archaeological records. Additionally, landscape response data (most commonly, records of vegetation change), are often used as a climate proxy. This is problematic as it assumes that vegetation change… 

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