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Ref ID: 34179
Ref Type: Journal Article
Authors: Flenley, John R.
Butler, Kevin
Title: Evidence for continued disturbance of upland rain forest in Sumatra for the last 7000 years of an 11,000 year record
Date: 2001
Source: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Abstract: A pollen diagram is presented from a swamp at 1100 m altitude in the Sumatran Rift Valley, Indonesia. The diagram covers the last 11,000 years and shows evidence of continuous cover by tropical rain forest. There are indications of continuous disturbance, probably by people, during the last 7000 years. This has caused little change in diversity, which does not support the Intermediate disturbance hypothesis of Connell [Science, 199 (1978) 1302].
Date Created: 10/17/2001
Volume: 171
Page Start: 289
Page End: 305