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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1988)

Document title

Relationship between climate and vegetation and the stable carbon isotope chemistry of soils in the eastern Mojave Desert, Nevada

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

AMUNDSON R. G. ; CHADWICK O. A. ; SOWERS J. M. ; DONER H. E. ;

Abstract

It appears that in the sparsely vegetated Mojave Desert, the C13/C12 of pedogenic carbonate is controlled by differences in plant density and biological activity. This relationship may provide a tool for assessing past vegetational densities, as long as the vegetation is isotopically homogeneous

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Quaternary research

Editor :

Millesime : 1988, vol. 29, no3 [pp. 245-254]

Bibliographic references : 25 réf.

Language

Anglais

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