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Welcome to CLAMP


The following pages explain how you can use foliar physiognomy (leaf architecture) to determine ancient climates from fossil

leaves or explore the relationship that exists between leaf form and climate.


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This website is a joint project between the Open University, U.K., and the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.