Please Note:

The Open Access Repository will be moving to a new authentication system on the 1st of November.

From this date onwards, account holders will be required to login using their University of Tasmania credentials.
If your current repository username differs from your University username, please email E.Prints@utas.edu.au so we can update these details on your behalf.

Due to the change, there will be a short outage of the repository from 9am on the morning of the 1st of November

Open Access Repository

Successional sequences in two Tasmanian valley Sphagnum peatlands

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Whinam, J and Kirkpatrick, JB (1995) Successional sequences in two Tasmanian valley Sphagnum peatlands. Journal of Vegetation Science, 6 (5). pp. 675-682. ISSN 1100-9233

[img]
Preview
PDF
03.01.14.pdf | Download (2MB)
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.

| Preview

Abstract

The sequences of macrofossils in 17 cores from two Tasmanian valley Sphagnum peatlands reveal a wide variety of successional pathways. The most common sequence is from restiad mires to Sphagnum mires to heath. While it is impossible to conclusively separate allogenic and autogenic influences, it seems likely that the rapid rate of change recorded in the upper levels of the cores may, in part, reflect recent climatic change. Most other changes recorded in the core are likely to be predominantly autogenic.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Empodisma, macrofossil, mire, succession
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Vegetation Science
Page Range: pp. 675-682
ISSN: 1100-9233
Identification Number - DOI: 10.2307/3236437
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2007 04:13
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:25
Item Statistics: View statistics for this item

Actions (login required)

Item Control Page Item Control Page
TOP