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- Liu, Hanxiang; Gao, Chuanyu; Wei, Chunfeng; Wang, Chunling; Yu, Xiaofei; Wang, Guoping
- Ecological indicators 2018 v.84 pp. 738-747
- Anthropocene epoch; Carex lasiocarpa; Salix myrtilloides; anthropogenic activities; carbon; drainage; ecosystems; heavy metals; humans; indicator species; peatlands; plant communities; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; principal component analysis; sediments; China
- ... The Earth can be described as having entered a new human-dominated geological epoch that is known as the “Anthropocene”, and determining the timing of the start of the Anthropocene has become important. Here, we combined sedimentological parameters (sedimentation rate and mean grain size), geochemical indicators (heavy metal enrichment factors, black carbon fluxes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarb ...