Middle-Holocene dynamics of Tsuga canadensis (eastern hemlock) in northern New England, USA

  title={Middle-Holocene dynamics of Tsuga canadensis (eastern hemlock) in northern New England, USA},
  author={W. Wyatt Oswald and David R. Foster},
  journal={The Holocene},
  pages={71 - 78}
The abrupt, range-wide decline of Tsuga canadensis ~5500 calibrated years before present (cal. yr BP) is one of the most-studied events in North American paleoecology. Little attention, however, has been given to an earlier Tsuga decline, dated to ~6000 cal. yr BP in southern Ontario, Canada. To investigate whether this event occurred elsewhere in eastern North America, we analyzed the middle-Holocene interval of a lake-sediment record from Knob Hill Pond, located in northern Vermont, USA, an… Expand

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