4. Towards an Environmental History of Argyll and Bute: A Review of Current Data, Their Strengths and Weaknesses and Suggestions for Future Work

Richard Tipping1

1 Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA

4.1 Introduction

4.2 The Devensian Lateglacial period in Argyll and Bute

4.3 Holocene climate change

4.4 Holocene coastal change

4.5 Holocene Terrestrial Change

4.6 Vegetation change in the Mesolithic period

4.7 Vegetation change and land uses in later prehistory and the historic period

4.8 Research Recommendations

4.9 Bibliography