Laguna Pompal


This site is located on a small lake (1 ha) at the western flank of the Santa Maria Volcano (700m). The lake is situated below a tropical and temperate forest ecosystem and encompasses a watershed of 10.5 ha. Coring was performed at this site (Goman and Byrne 1998:84).

ID Other ID Type Subtype Uncal BP (years) ± 1 σ (years) Median cal BP (years) Lower cal BP (years) Upper cal BP (years) δ13C Contaminated?
CAMS-1767 MicroSample pollen 3940 70 4377 4570 4154 No
CAMS-1770 MicroSample pollen 4250 70 4792 5030 4571 No

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References Cited

Goman, M. and R. Byrne
    1998    A 5000-year record of agriculture and tropical forest clearance in the Tuxtlas, Veracruz, Mexico. The Holocene 8(1):83-89.