Methods in Fire History Part 2: Using fossil pollen and charcoal to investigate fire history; implications for management of eastern oak species

Our December research brief highlighting a 2005 paper by William A. Patterson III. Patterson used fossil pollen and charcoal to investigate fire history in oak systems across our region.

The is the second in our series of research briefs addressing different methods used to research and understand North Atlantic fire history.   

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Authors: Inga La Puma author of the brief, William Patterson author of the paper.