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dc.contributor.author Lichti-Federovich, Sigrid. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-09T20:18:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-09T20:18:32Z
dc.date.issued 1964 en_US
dc.identifier ocm72768791 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/5369
dc.description.abstract To provide a basis for the interpretation of late-Pleistocene fossil data, pollen spectra were tabulated from 72 sites in the forest-grassland transition of Manitoba. The area under study was divided into 8 landform-vegetation zones: I. Main Boreal Forest (with upland and lowland subgroups); II. Southern Boreal Forest, primarily on uplands; III. Deciduous Forest on uplands; IV. Deciduous Forest on lowlands and alluvium; V. Aspen Parkland on till plains and lacustrine deposits; VI. Grasslands on till plains; VII. Pine Forest on upland sand plains; VIII. Spruce Parkland on a sandy glacial delta. Distinct differences in the preponderance of main pollen types were recorded across the forest-grassland transition, and between the main regions I-VIII. The 52 atmospheric spectra demonstrated that Populus is represented proportionally, while it is absent or rare in the 19 sediment samples. The results were applied to a specific problem of interpretation of Holocene pollen spectra from Manitoba, confirming the tentative reconstructions suggested earlier. en_US
dc.format.extent iv, 88 leaves : en_US
dc.language en en_US
dc.rights en_US
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.title On the relation between the contemporary pollen spectra and vegetation of the forest-grassland transition in Manitoba en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.type master thesis en_US
dc.degree.discipline Botany en_US


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