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  • n. charcoal with a very small particle size (typically less than 40 μm)

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Examples

  • The term "microcharcoal" refers to small carbonised particles produced during vegetation fires

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  • Analyses of microcharcoal preserved in two deep-sea cores located off Iberia and France were used to reconstruct changes in biomass burning between 70 and 10 kyr cal BP.

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  • Daniau A-L, Sánchez-Goñi MF, Duprat J (2009) Last glacial fire regime variability in western France inferred from microcharcoal preserved in core MD04-2845, Bay of Biscay.

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  • To trace fire regime variability, we analyse microcharcoal preserved in these two deep-sea cores.

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  • To explore this issue, analyses of microcharcoal preserved in two deep-sea cores located off Lisbon (MD95-2042) and Bordeaux

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  • As total plant biomass in forest and heathland communities is generally higher than open ground formations Average surface area of microcharcoal concentration (Average CCsurf) of core MD95-2042 versus average biomass index (Average biomass index) for each Greenland Interstadial

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  • N. pachyderma (s) left coiling, (c) the concentrations of microcharcoal surface area

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  • Identification of microcharcoal is performed using an automated image analysis in transmitted light and following the criteria proposed by

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  • Using CCsurf instead of the number of microcharcoal per gram prevents overrepresentation due to taphonomic processes The fire regime of a given environment is defined by the variables that influence species survival: fuel consumption and fire spread patterns, which determine the observed fire type

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  • This implies that no significant time lag exists, at a resolution of centuries or millennia, between production and deposition of microcharcoal

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