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- Wynne-Jones, Stephanie, et al. Show all 53 Authors
- Earth-science reviews 2018 v.178 pp. 322-378
- Colocasia esculenta; Gallus gallus; Holocene epoch; Musa; Nicotiana; Oryza; Solanum lycopersicum; Zea mays; bananas; chickens; climate; coasts; corn; ecosystems; environmental impact; forests; humans; hydrology; immigration; land cover; land use change; landscapes; models; paleoecology; people; population growth; rain; rice; taro; tobacco; tomatoes; Eastern Africa; Indian Ocean
- ... East African landscapes today are the result of the cumulative effects of climate and land-use change over millennial timescales. In this review, we compile archaeological and palaeoenvironmental data from East Africa to document land-cover change, and environmental, subsistence and land-use transitions, over the past 6000 years. Throughout East Africa there have been a series of relatively rapid ...