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Reconstruction diagnostics for the Lake Żabińskie chironomid reconstruction

The evaluation of reconstruction diagonstics is an essential part of the process of generating palaeoenvironmental reconstructions from microfossil assemblages using transfer functions. If the reconstruction diagnostics are bad, we should be especially cautious about interpreting the reconstruction. The problems is … Continue reading

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Analogue quality, reconstruction quality

It seems reasonable to assume that reconstructions based on fossil assemblages that are unlike any of the observations in the modern calibration set will be less reliable than fossil assemblages that have good analogues in the calibration set. I think analogue quality — defined as … Continue reading

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