New publication Cores from the high-elevation lake, Oblong Tarn, on Mount Kenya near the Cesar and Josef Glaciers, were collected in 1983 and 1985 by a team from Stockholm University led by Wibjorn Karlen. Then again a team from Gent University led by Dirk Verschuren collected additional cores in 2010. Pollen counts from the cores […]
Beginning with a view to the SSW, with Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania visible on the horizon, the camera does a 360 view, then looks down at the south end of the swamp and flies north, where the water is channelled out for irrigation farming.
By: Colin Courtney Mustaphi, 6 June 2015 Courtney Mustaphi, C J, Gedalof, Z, Daniels, L D and Pisaric, M F J. 2015. Paleoecological and Sedimentological Data from: “A Classification for Macroscopic Charcoal Morphologies Found in Holocene Lacustrine Sediments”. Open Quaternary, 1: 5, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/oq.ae This paper presents and archives the data set used in the study: Courtney Mustaphi, […]
Kenya's electrified route to human-wildlife harmony – 25 February 2015 – New Scientist.
Assorted REALers accompanied Esther and Colin on their fieldwork trip to the Amboseli region. Two swamps were targeted for analysis, resulting in some beautiful cores and a ton of fun, all under the watchful eye of Mount Kilimanjaro. Further activities included mapping the sediment depth, taking pictures with the trusted Quad “Don’t land me in […]
LAB PROTOCOLS Wet sieved charcoal analysis By: Colin J. Courtney Mustaphi January 22, 2014; November 3, 2020 Sieved charcoal analysis can be performed at various depths down core to examine broad changes in macroscopic charcoal deposition or contiguously subsampled down core at a high resolution to reconstruct fire episodes and to estimate fire return intervals […]