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Bortenschlager, Sigmar (1993): Pollen content and radiocarbon ages of profile Delorett, Austria. European Pollen Database (EPD), PANGAEA,, Supplement to: Bortenschlager, S (1993): Das höchst gelegene Moor der Ostalpen "Moor am Rofenberg" 2760 m. Dissertationes Botanicae, 196, 329-334, hdl:10013/epic.40277.d001

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A pollen profile from the highest known peatbog in the Alps is presented. The peatbog started to grow about 8000 years ago and over the last 5000 years. The influence of man on the vegetation is documented. Before the beginning of the bronze age pasturing started.
Latitude: 46.829167 * Longitude: 10.825556
Date/Time Start: 1919-09-15T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1919-09-15T00:00:00
DELORETT (MooramRofenberg) * Latitude: 46.829167 * Longitude: 10.825556 * Date/Time: 1919-09-15T00:00:00 * Elevation: 2760.0 m * Location: Moor am Rofenberg, Austria * Method/Device: Metal boxes (50x8x8 cm) (MBOX5088) * Comment: No laminations. deepest part of bog. Local vegetation: Polytr.norv., alp., jun., Nardus, Trich.caes. Area: 0.04 ha. Palsa-like hummocky bog. Physiography: on horizontal area. Surrounding vegetation: grazed meadows far above tree limit. Vegetation formation: alpine.
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  1. Bortenschlager, S (2010): Age determination of sediment core DELORETT, Moor am Rofenberg, Austria.
  2. Bortenschlager, S (2010): Pollen profile DELORETT, Moor am Rofenberg, Austria.