Environmental and geochemical record of human-induced changes in C storage during the last millennium in a temperate wetland (Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park, central Spain)

Fernando Domìnguez-Castro, Juan Ignacio Santisteban, Rosa Mediavilla, Walter E. Dean, Enrique Lípez-Pamo, María Joségil-García, María Blanca Ruiz-Zapata
2006 Tellus: Series B, Chemical and Physical Meteorology  
Las Tablas de Daimie1 National Park has experienced many hydrological and ecological modifications through out its history, both of natural as well as anthropogenic origin, which have affected its caIDon storage capacity and caIDon fluxes. The study of those variations has been carried out by the analysis of its sedimentary record (geochemistry and pollen) and historical data. The natural changes have a wider variation range than the anthropogenic ones, show repetitive patterns and the system
more » ... ns and the system reacts readjusting the equilibrium among its components. Anthropogenic effects depend on the direct or indirect impact on the wetlands of change and its intensity. In addition, the anthropogenic impacts have the capacity of breaking the natural balance of the ecosystem and the internal interactions.
doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2006.00211.x fatcat:rqz4nhql3zen5fj2n6fw2orxvy