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The long-term ecology of the lost forests of La Laguna, Tenerife (Canary Islands)

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Aim: We report the first analysis of the long-term ecology of Tenerife, in order to establish a pre-colonization base-line and to assess the effect of human activity and the role of climatic variation on vegetation during the Late Holocene. Location: A former lake bed in the city of La Laguna (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain). Methods: A sedimentary sequence of over 2 m was obtained from the former lake bed. Fossil pollen and microfossil charcoal concentrations were analysed. Radiocarbon dati...

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Institution:
"University of La Laguna, Canary Islands", "University of Oxford"
Research group:
"Long-term Ecology Laboratory", "Biodiversity Research Unit"
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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"University of Oxford", "University of Bergen, Norway"
Research group:
"Long-term Ecology Laboratory", "Biodiversity Research Unit"
Department:
Department of Biology
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Institution:
"University of La Laguna, Canary Islands", "University of Oxford"
Research group:
"Long-term Ecology Laboratory", "Biodiversity Research Unit"
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Institution:
University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
Department:
Department of Geography
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Research group:
"Long-term Ecology Laboratory", "Biodiversity Research Unit"
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Author
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Biogeography Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
3
Pages:
499-514
Publication date:
2009-03-01
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EISSN:
1365-2699
ISSN:
0305-0270
Language:
English
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2011-02-02

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