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SOIL An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
SOIL, 2, 551-564, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-551-2016
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Original research article
25 Oct 2016
Leaf waxes in litter and topsoils along a European transect Imke K. Schäfer et al.
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For this study we systematically investigated the molecular pattern of leaf waxes in litter and topsoils along a European transect to assess their potential for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Our results show that leaf wax patterns depend on the type of vegetation. The vegetation signal is not only found in the litter; it can also be preserved to some degree in the topsoil.
For this study we systematically investigated the molecular pattern of leaf waxes in litter and...
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