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1 The Holocene 13,1 (2003) pp. 2128 31234567891011121318192526

Summary: 1 The Holocene 13,1 (2003) pp. 2128
27 Sedimentary charcoal as an indicator of
28 late-Holocene drought in the Sierra
29 Nevada, California, and its relevance to
30 the future
31 Andrea Brunelle1
* and R. Scott Anderson2
32 (1
Department of Geography, 1251 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403,
33 USA; 2
Center for Environmental Sciences & Education, and Quaternary
34 Sciences Program, Box 5694, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011
35 USA)
36 Received 14 March 2001; revised manuscript accepted 23 January 2002
Abstract: A Holocene record of climate, fire and vegetation regimes was reconstructed for Siesta Lake,
Yosemite National Park, California, using fossil pollen and charcoal from lake sediments. These reconstructions
were generated to provide a long-term perspective on drought in the Sierra Nevada. The sedimentary record


Source: Anderson, R. Scott - Quaternary Sciences Program, Northern Arizona University


Collections: Geosciences; Environmental Sciences and Ecology