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Research from University of Stirling has provided new data on agriculture
December 20th, 2010
"This paper presents evidence for the nature of early and middle Neolithic farming activity, its impact upon the landscape and environment, and its vulnerability to climatic change, at a sub-peat field system at Belderg Beg, North Co. Mayo, Ireland. Pollen analyses of a C-14 dated peat deposit close to the field system indicates that basin peat accumulated from c. 5590 to 5330 cal," researchers in Scotland report.
"BP, probably triggered by farming activities. The palynological evidence indicates that the field system was constructed for pastoral farming, surrounded by woodland. Sediment-stratigraphic analyses show that the soil in the field system was subject to...
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Source: VerticalNews Global Warming (2010-12-20)