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New GPWG Policy Brief released: Informing fire policy and biodiversity conservation

2019/20 have been exceptional years for highly devastating, catastrophic fires. The destructive Amazon rainforest and Australian fires got attention in the media worldwide, raising debates about consequences of future wildfires in a warmer world. Members of the PAGES Global Paleofire

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The GPWG at INQUA 2019

  The GPWG2 is looking forward to the @INQUADUB19! Our session “A new age of Paleofire research: Insights from the past and challenges for the future” is on Friday July 26th – program here. Don’t forget our poster session too!

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Charcoal Morphology

Charcoal from forest fires accumulates in the bottom of nearby lakes and becomes part of the sediment sequence (muck that slowly accumulates each year at the bottom of the lake). By examining the charcoal found in the sediment sequence we