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New Harvard Forest Publication: Ecological Change During the Holocene on Long Island

Monday, November 1, 2010
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A sediment record from Wildwood Lake, Long Island, New York provides insight into past environmental and ecological changes in the northeastern US. Analyses of pollen, charcoal, and organic content reveal the history of climatic variations, fire, and pitch pine-scrub oak woodlands over the last 10,000 years.

Oswald, W.W., D.R. Foster, E. D. Doughty and D. MacDonald. 2010. A record of Holocene environmental and ecological changes from Wildwood Lake, Long Island, New York. Journal of Quaternary Science: 25(6) pp. 967–974. 

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