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Archaeological assessment reveals Earth’s early transformation through land use

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In: Science, Vol. 365, No. 6456, 30.08.2019, p. 897-902.

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Marchant, R 2019, 'Archaeological assessment reveals Earth’s early transformation through land use', Science, vol. 365, no. 6456, pp. 897-902. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aax1192

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Marchant, R. (2019). Archaeological assessment reveals Earth’s early transformation through land use. Science, 365(6456), 897-902. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aax1192

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Marchant R. Archaeological assessment reveals Earth’s early transformation through land use. Science. 2019 Aug 30;365(6456):897-902. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aax1192

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Marchant, Robert. / Archaeological assessment reveals Earth’s early transformation through land use. In: Science. 2019 ; Vol. 365, No. 6456. pp. 897-902.

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