Reconstructing past environments from proxy records is an important tool for addressing long-term environmental change. The current global context of increased air and sea temperatures, increases in the frequency and intensity of large-scale natural disasters, and the location of large populations in vulnerable areas highlights the importance of accessing proxy records that extend the baseline of environmental information beyond historical records.
These sessions will cover a wide range of topics from around the globe that explore the drivers and patterns of climate and environmental change over long and short timescales. Presenters will discuss new records of natural and anthropogenic environmental change in research including, but not limited to: paleoclimatology, paleoecology, paleolimnology, palynology, fire history, climate modelling, geochemistry, and archaeology.
|Presenter||Michelle Goman*, Sonoma State University, Wetlands within the Dunes: Paleoecological Reconstructions of Prehistoric San Francisco||15||11:10 AM|
|Presenter||Anna Klimaszewski-Patterson*, California State University - Sacramento, Scott Mensing, University of Nevada, Reno, Using paleolandscape modeling to explore 1100 years of anthropogenic burning at Trout Meadow, Sequoia National Forest, USA||15||11:25 AM|
|Presenter||Lisa Nicole Martinez*, University of California, Los Angeles, Matthew E Kirby, California State University, Fullerton, Rachel S Meyer, University of California, Los Angeles , Glen M MacDonald, University of California, Los Angeles , Shifting Fire Dynamics in Southern California from Late Marine Isotope Stage 3 through the Holocene||15||11:40 AM|
|Presenter||Benjamin Nauman*, UCLA, Glen MacDonald, UCLA, Matthew Kirby, California State University, Fullerton, Variations in Holocene Fire Activity in California, from a Meta-Analysis of Sedimentary Charcoal Records||15||11:55 AM|
|Presenter||Glen MacDonald*, University of California - Los Angeles, Chunyu Dong, Center for Water Resources and Environment School of Civil Engineering Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), People's Republic of China, Konstantine Kremenetski, University of California - Los Angeles, Matthew Kirby, California State University - Fullerton , The California Climate Dipole and Long-term Variations in Water Resources||15||12:10 PM|
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