Environmental change and Tephra Deposition: The Strath of Kildonan, Northern Scotland

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dc.contributor.author Charman, Daniel
dc.contributor.author West, Steven
dc.contributor.author Kelly, Ann
dc.contributor.author Grattan, John
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-10T11:14:18Z
dc.date.available 2006-08-10T11:14:18Z
dc.date.issued 1995-11
dc.identifier.citation Charman , D , West , S , Kelly , A & Grattan , J 1995 , ' Environmental change and Tephra Deposition: The Strath of Kildonan, Northern Scotland ' Journal of Archaeological Science , vol 22 , no. 6 , pp. 799-809 . en
dc.identifier.issn 0305-4403
dc.identifier.other PURE: 70537
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/241
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/241
dc.identifier.uri http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03054403 en
dc.description Charman, D. West, S. Kelly, A. Grattan, J. environmental change and Tephra Deposition: the strath of Kildonan, Northern Scotland. Journal of Archaeological Science. 1995. 22 pp 799-809 en
dc.description.abstract Pollen analysis, tephra counts and geochemical data are presented from the upper 200 cm of a core from a basin mire in the Strath of Kildonan, northern Scotland. Three main tephra concentrations are located and tentatively dated to c. 7650 BP (Kl), c. 4250 BP (K2) and 3250 BP (K3) by cross correlation with the regional pollen chronology. The identity of the tephra layers is unknown but the peak at 4250 BP may be from the Hekla 4 eruption. The associated changes in catchment soils and vegetation are highly variable. Kl is associated with a major vegetation disturbance but no significant change occurs at K3. K2 is correlated with a large regional rise in pine pollen. These results conflict with previous studies on distal impacts of volcanic activity during the Holocene and demonstrate the diversity of environmental changes associated with Holocene volcanic activity. en
dc.format.extent 11 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Archaeological Science en
dc.title Environmental change and Tephra Deposition: The Strath of Kildonan, Northern Scotland en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0305-4403(95)90009-8
dc.contributor.institution Department of Lifelong Learning en
dc.contributor.institution Registry en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Geography & Earth Sciences en
dc.contributor.institution Quaternary Environmental Change Group en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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