Modern pollen data from Tuchola Forest

Anna Filbrandt-Czaja



This paper compares pollen spectra derived from modified Tauber traps and moss samples adjacent to pollen traps from four sites different in type of vegetation and openness of the landscape in Tuchola Forest. The length of the pollen deposition period covered by an individual moss sample was a matter of discussion, as well as accumulated values of pollen grains in green gametophytes (A) and basal part of moss (B). Compared to pollen traps, mosses tend to accumulate more Pinus grains. The investigated moss samples (A+B) usually contain pollen from a period between one and two years. Pine, spruce, oak and beech pollen deposited more pollen almost always in the subsample A.


modern pollen deposition; moss samples; Tauber traps; Tuchola Forest

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