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Response of humification degree to monsoon climate during the Holocene from the Hongyuan peat bog, eastern Tibetan Plateau

WangHua; HongYeTang; LinQingHua; HongBing; ZhuYongXuan; WangYu; XuHai

Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 6: 3 4, 171-177


ISSN/ISBN: 0031-0182
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.12.015
Accession: 035658277

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The humification degree of peat has been used to indicate climate variations in Europe, with a dominant maritime climate. However, little research has been done so far in Asia, with a monsoon climate. Here for the first time, the absorbance value time series of the alkali-extraction of Hongyuan peat from the eastern Tibetan Plateau is determined.

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