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Bog Core Analysis and Climate Change

This activity looks at climate change and its effects on succession in a location in Norfolk over 12000 years ago.

Students carry out a simulation of a bog core analysis, based on work by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research together with data from the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge. They then consider the relative population of different tree species in the woodland community at different points in the past, and relate this to changes in climate over that time

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