(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2001)

Document title

The Manawatu dunefield : environmental change and human impacts

published at : John Roger Flenley : plants, pollen and people. Special issue

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)



The parabolic and transgressive dunefield that extends from Patea to near Paekakariki is the largest in New Zealand. It was formed over approximately 10,000 years in 4 phases. The latest dune phase was initiated around 1000 years ago, but an accurate photographic record of environmental changes phase is only available for the last 60 years. This paper also provides a review of the record for the Himantangi to Foxton section of the dunefield, and some reflections on the implications of the observed changes : human impact


Thematical fascicle

published at : New Zealand geographer / ISSN 0028-8144 / CODEN NZGGAS

Editor : New Zealand Geographical Society, Christchurch - NOUVELLE-ZELANDE (1945)

Millesime : 2001, vol. 57, no 2 [pp. 33-40]

Bibliographic references : 59 ref.




Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19020

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