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To reconstruct the vegetation and fire history of the Upper Engadine, two continuous sediment cores from Lej da Champfèr and Lej da San Murezzan (Upper Engadine Valley, southeastern Switzerland) were analysed for pollen, plant macrofossils, charcoal and kerogen. The chronologies of the cores are...

Author(s)
Gobet, E.; Tinner, W.; Hochuli, P. A.; Leeuwen, J. F. N. van; Ammann, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 2003, 12, 3, pp 143-163
Abstract

We studied a ca 200 ha large forest site that holds an exceptionally large number of red-listed saproxylic beetles. We conducted pollen, charcoal and dendroecological analyses to reveal the long-term stand-level history of the site. We also investigated which of the red-listed saproxylic beetles...

Author(s)
Lindbladh, M.; Niklasson, M.; Nilsson, S. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2003, 114, 2, pp 231-243
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to point out the interest of the numerous holocene subfossil trees (Pinus sylvestris) buried in alluvial deposits in the Southern French Alps. Our dendochronological studies explain the trees sudden death as due to morphological crisis brought on by climatic...

Author(s)
Miramont, C.; Sivan, O.; Edouard, J. L.; Jorda, M.; Rosique, T.
Publisher
Istituto Italiano di Dendrocronologia, Verona, Italy
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2000, 18, pp 83-89