Environmental Responses to Climatic and Cultural Changes

  • Ana M. Abarzúa
  • Alia G. Pinchicura
  • Leonora Jarpa
  • Alejandra Martel-Cea
  • Mieke Sterken
  • Rodrigo Vega
  • Mario Pino Q.
Chapter
Part of the Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology book series (CGHA, volume 38)

Abstract

Geological sediment cores from the Purén-Lumaco Valley are analyzed for the sedimentological, geochemical, pollen, chironomids, diatoms, and charcoal patterns during the last 26 years.

Keywords

Ecology Sediments Pollen Puren Lumaco Holocene 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Prof. V. Markgraf, Prof. J. Armesto, and Dr(c) J.P. Francois provided helpful comments, suggestions, and English corrections on an earlier version of the manuscript. We greatly appreciate the field support from Dr. Tom D. Dillehay, Dr. A. Maldonado, F. Ríos, and M. Sepúlveda. We thank the laboratory assistance of Dr. J. Wallner, Dr. G. Daut, Dr. H. Schneider, Ms. B. Dressler, and Ms. C. Kirchner. This chapter has been produced with the financial support from the Universidad Austral de Chile (DID 2007–08, FORECOS P04–065-F and Fondecyt 3110099 Projects), Araucanian Policy Formation in Chile-Project (BSN-34567–04), European Union within the ALFA-Project EUFORLA (AML/19.0902/970666/II-0455-FC), the Institute of Geography, the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena, and the doctoral fellowship from CONICYT-Chile. Thanks are also extended to the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society of the United States for supporting Dillehay’s research in the valley.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana M. Abarzúa
    • 1
  • Alia G. Pinchicura
    • 1
  • Leonora Jarpa
    • 1
  • Alejandra Martel-Cea
    • 1
  • Mieke Sterken
    • 1
  • Rodrigo Vega
    • 1
  • Mario Pino Q.
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Ciencias GeologicasUniversidad Austral de ChileValdiviaChile

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