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Dating in tahiti

Fossil corals are excellent indicators of rises in sea level, a direct consequence of ice-cap melting.

The first, and now the traditional dates were given in a remarkable book “Easter Island, Earth Island” by the British archaeologist Paul Bahn and the New Zealand botanist John Flenley, first published in 1992. There are many deep bogs in Easter Island in the craters of the volcanoes and it is possible to take a core through the bog showing the successive layers of the build-up, and analyse the pollen found in the different layers.

Corals are excellent indicators of sea-level changes and represent a real archive of the dynamics of polar ice caps and of past climate.

They require large quantities of light in order to develop, therefore they inhabit areas of shallow water, at between 0 and 10 m depth.

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