Origin and evolution of the Mediterranean vegetation and climate in Europe

@article{Suc1984OriginAE,
  title={Origin and evolution of the Mediterranean vegetation and climate in Europe},
  author={J. Suc},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1984},
  volume={307},
  pages={429-432}
}
  • J. Suc
  • Published 1984
  • Geography
  • Nature
  • Palynology provides information about Pliocene and early Pleistocene vegetation and climate evolution inthe north-west Mediterranean area in relation to high northern latitude climatic trends. An important change occurred approximately 3.2 Myr ago with the appearance of the Mediterranean climatic rhythm (summer drought) causing the individualization of the modern Mediterranean floral elements. Quaternary-type mediterranean climatic fluctuations started approximately 2.3 Myr ago (early Glacial… CONTINUE READING
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