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How fire and climate shaped grass-dominated vegetation and forest mosaics in northern South Africa during past millennia

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Grassland and savanna are globally important ecosystems, both ecologically and economically. These grass-dominated systems are at risk from current and future climate change and increasing anthropogenic impact. Key questions for understanding the resilience and variability of grass-dominated ecosystems under current and future environmental conditions include: How have these systems responded to climate change and disturbance in the past? What are the principal driving agents responsible for ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Department:
Biodiversity Institute
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Holocene
Volume:
22
Issue:
12
Pages:
1427-1439
Publication date:
2011-11-22
Acceptance date:
2010-11-10
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EISSN:
1477-0911
ISSN:
0959-6836
Language:
English
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2015-07-01

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