First paper - YSM special issue

masi cop si mar 18A paper detailing the first high-resolution Lake Dojran pollen record for the last 12,500 years has been published today in Climate of the Past.

It is the first contribution to the "Global Challenges for our Common Future: a paleoscience perspective" special issue stemming from PAGES 3rd Young Scientists Meeting in 2017.

Lake Dorjan is a transboundary lake located on the border between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Alessia Masi et al. show that the first human traces are recorded around 5000 yr BP and increased considerably since the Bronze Age. Pollen data and sedimentological, biomarker and diatom data available from the same core contribute to an understanding of the environmental history of the Balkans. Access the paper "Vegetation history and paleoclimate at Lake Dojran (FYROM/Greece) during the Late Glacial and Holocene" here.

Masi attended the YSM in Morillo de Tou, Spain, from 7-9 May 2017.

Access the special issue here.