research data . Dataset . 9102

Environmental Change and Terrestrial Resource Use by the Thule and Inuit of Labrador, Canada

Bhiry, Najat; Roy, Natasha; Woollett, James;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 9102
  • Publisher: Polar Data Catalogue
  • Country: Canada
POLLEN ANALYSIS The lake selected for coring is located 500 m south of Oakes Bay 1 archeological site. An 80-cm long core was extracted from the peaty margin of the lake. Loss-on-ignition (LOI) and pollen and spore analyses were performed at 2-cm intervals on this core. For each level, 2 cm3 of sediment was processed following the procedures of Faegri and Iversen (1989) and Lavoie (2001) (i.e., chemical treatments using 10% KOH, HCl, and HF, and acetolysis). A Eucalyptus globulus pollen suspension of known volume and concentration was added to each sample before preparation to calculate pollen concentration (Benninghoff, 1962). Pollen and spore identification fo...
free text keywords: Spores, Pollen, Peatland, Peat cores, Paleoecology, Nunatsiavut, Nain, Labrador, Climate history, Archaeology
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