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People as an Agent of Environmental Change

Edited By: RA Nicholson and TP O'Connor

135 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxbow Books

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #118178 | ISBN: 1842170023
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Contents

Accelerated geomorphic activity and human causation - problems in proving the links in proxy records, Richard Tipping; palynological evidence from the Strymon Delta, Macedonia, Greece, M.A. Atherden et al; prehistoric copper mining and its impact on vegetational palaeoecological evidence from Mount Gabriel, Co. Cork, south-west Ireland, T.M. Mighall et al; a preliminary investigation into the use of fungal spores as anthropogenic indicators on Shetland, Andrew Hoaen and Geraint Coles; the decline of woodland in Orkney - early Neolithic to late Iron Age, Camilla Dickson; post-Iron Age vegetation history and climate change on the North York Moors, Richard Chiverell and Margaret Atherden; conservation or change? human influence on the mid-Devon landscape, C.J. Caseldine et al; remains of mites as indicators of human impact on past environments - dwelling mounds and marine incursions in the Netherlands, Jaap Schelvis; disappearance of elmid "riffle beetles" from lowland river systems in Britain - the impact of alluviation, David Smith; palaeoenvironmental reconstruction in the Central Mexican highlands - a re-appraisal of traditional theory, Georgina Endfield et al; reconstructing the ethnobotany of a depleted flora - food plant availability in the Murchison Basin, Western Australia, prior to European arrival, R. Esmee Webb; the extinction of endemic faunas in Mediterranean Island prehistory, Mark Patton; estimating the rate of Paleoindian expansion into South America, James Steele et al.


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