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A palaeoenvironmental history of the southern Bekaa Valley and the Lebanon Mountains, Lebanon during the last glacial period (~ 112-35 ka BP)

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The remnant montane forests of southern Lebanon provide habitat to a rich diversity of endemic, rare and threatened plant and animal species. Prior to the intensification of human activity during the mid-Holocene period these forests covered most of the Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon Mountain ranges. What is not known is how the dynamics of these forests changed in response to major shifts in climate. The aim of this DPhil thesis was to document changes in vegetation composition in southern Leba...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Research group:
Long-Term Ecology Laboratory
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Role:
Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
Jeffers, D
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2014-11-24

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