anthropogenic indicator

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An organism, usually present as a fossil, that indicates the past involvement of human activity. An example is the pollen of the herbs Plantago lanceolata (ribwort) or Ambrosia species (ragweeds), indicating human disturbance of vegetation in the Holocene history of vegetation in Europe and North America respectively.

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