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The first 100 years of pollen analysis

February 7, 2017

In 1916, Swedish geologist Ernst Jakob Lennart von Post delivered a provocative lecture in Oslo, Norway, advocating the use of pollen grains in bog sediments as indicators of past vegetation and climate. The lecture spawned many applications and represents a landmark in multidisciplinary science.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2017
Title The first 100 years of pollen analysis
DOI 10.1038/nplants.2017.1
Authors Kevin J. Edwards, Ralph Fyfe, Stephen T. Jackson
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Nature Plants
Series Number
Index ID 70216819
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center

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