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Successional sequences in two Tasmanian valley Sphagnum peatlands
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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.
|Keywords:||Empodisma, macrofossil, mire, succession|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Vegetation Science|
|Page Range:||pp. 675-682|
|Identification Number - DOI:||10.2307/3236437|
|Date Deposited:||29 Nov 2007 04:13|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 03:25|
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