Banded vegetation-dune development during the Medieval Warm Period and 20th century, Chihuahuan Desert

 

 

Photographs of sample collection sites from soil profiles (A–E) and their location along a 100-meter transect (F). Cross-section diagram also illustrates soil stratigraphy, geomorphic surfaces, radiocarbon dates, and carbon isotope values. Width of 14C-dated leaf is 1 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weems, SL and Monger HC. 2012. Banded vegetation-dune development during the Medieval Warm Period and 20th century, Chihuahuan Desert, New Mexico, USA. Ecosphere 3: art21.