Greenland ice core records fire activity over thousands of years

Greenland ice core records fire activity over thousands of years

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Greenland ice core records fire activity over thousands of years. Levoglucosan concentrations indicate peak biomass burning occurring ~2500 years before present where this increased combustion occurs separately from associated climate variables such as temperature (see Zennaro and others, GRL, 2015 for full detailsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0))

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'Europe on fire three thousand years ago: Arson or climate?', Figure 1
From the Open Access journal article "Europe on fire three thousand years ago: Arson or climate?" co authored by Natalie Kehrwald