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Lasers, biomarkers and the Sun

The earliest work on Holocene palaeoecology focused on megafossils such as Pinus stumps. Then macrofossils such as hazel shells were used to reconstruct species distributions and climate. Then pollen analysis became important, complementing rather than supplanting the larger fossils. The end of this progress towards smaller … Continue reading

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