Fire and environmental change in northern Australian savannas during the Holocene

Rehn, Emma Caitlin (2020) Fire and environmental change in northern Australian savannas during the Holocene. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Emma Rehn studied the fire history of three wetlands in the savannas of northern Australia over thousands of years. She found that fire incidence and intensity varied greatly at each site, related to climate and humans. The methods developed in her study will improve future research reconstructing past fire records.

Item ID: 68212
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: charcoal, late-Holocene, northern Australia, pyrogenic carbon, relative fire intensity, tropical savanna, palaeofire
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2020 Emma Caitlin Rehn.
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Appendix 4: Rehn, E., Rehn, A., and Possemiers, A. (2019) Fossil charcoal particle identification and classification by two convolutional neural networks. Quaternary Science Reviews, 226. 106038.

Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2021 02:09
FoR Codes: 37 EARTH SCIENCES > 3703 Geochemistry > 370303 Isotope geochemistry @ 30%
37 EARTH SCIENCES > 3709 Physical geography and environmental geoscience > 370905 Quaternary environments @ 70%
SEO Codes: 28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280107 Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences @ 50%
13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1307 Understanding past societies > 130703 Understanding Australia’s past @ 50%
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