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Methods in Fire History Part 2: Using fossil pollen and charcoal to investigate fire history

Updated: Nov 16, 2021

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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Brief authors: Inga La Puma

Paper author: William Patterson