The Tasmanian Midlands are an interesting case study as the transition from a traditional hunter-gather to agricultural economy
coincided with the beginning of the Anthropocene (c. 1780). With a climate similar to England and expanses of open grassy woodlands, the region was much favoured for grazing and cropping.
• Above ground biomass is down 38% from 1788 levels
• Replanting 23% of the area would replace the 1940s – 2010s carbon debt
A poster prepared for the 2014 Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia.
|Type of Publication||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Publisher||University of Tasmania|
|Authors||Romanin L, Bowman DMJS, Prior LD, Williamson GJ|
|Conference Name||2014 Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia|
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