(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2012)

Document title

A 7000-year record of environmental change, Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, USA

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CAFFREY M.A. (1) ; DOERNER J.P. (2) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, ETATS-UNIS
(2) Dep. of Geography, Univ. of northern Colorado, Greeley, ETATS-UNIS


Data from a lake sediment core was used to reconstruct changes in vegetation and fire frequencies over the last 7000 cal yr : Bear Lake is a high-elevation lake surrounded by subalpine vegetation in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. The pollen data and the results of macroscopic charcoal analyses are presented and discussed. It is concluded that fire activity is likely to increase under current Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate projections of an increase in annual temperatures


Article of periodic

published at : Physical geography / ISSN 0272-3646

Editor : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon - ROYAUME-UNI (1980)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 33, no5 [pp. 438-456]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.

Collation : 6 fig., 1 tabl.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 20106

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