Frank Oldfield and his contributions to environmental change research

Battarbee, R.W., Birks, H.J.B., Barber, K., Thompson, R., Dearing, J.A. and Matthews, J. (2008) Frank Oldfield and his contributions to environmental change research. The Holocene, 18, (1), 3-17. (doi:10.1177/0959683607085780).


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Frank Oldfield's immense contribution to palaeoenvironmental science is summarized in relation to: pollen analysis, vegetation history and peat stratigraphy; palaeolimnology and 210Pb dating; environmental magnetism, catchment—lake relationships and soil erosional history; multiproxy approaches; PAGES; and editing The Holocene. The tribute includes an introduction to the 14 other papers in this Special Issue, which were inspired in diverse ways by this remarkable scientist.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1177/0959683607085780
ISSNs: 0959-6836 (print)
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Keywords: palaeoecology, environmental magnetism, palaeolimnology, pollen analysis, peatlands, radiometric dating, soil erosion, catchment history, multiproxy approaches, PAGES, The Holocene.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography > Environmental Processes and Change
ePrint ID: 55727
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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2008
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