Global Modern Charcoal Dataset: launch paper published!

We just published in Quaternary International a paper presenting the new initiative of the Global Paleofire Working Group. Check out here to have an overview of the Global Modern Charcoal Dataset and its future application.

Hawthorne, D., Courtney Mustaphi, C. J., Aleman, J. C., Blarquez, O., Colombaroli, D., Daniau, A.-L., Marlon, J. R., Power, M., Vannière, B., Han, Y., Hantson, S., Kehrwald, N., Magi, B., Yue, X., Carcaillet, C., Marchant, R., Ogunkoya, A., Githumbi, E. N. and Muriuki, R. M. (no date) ‘Global Modern Charcoal Dataset (GMCD): A tool for exploring proxy-fire linkages and spatial patterns of biomass burning’, Quaternary International. doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.03.046