Ice Age Earth: Late Quaternary Geology and Climate

Ice Age Earth: Late Quaternary Geology and Climate

by Alastair G. Dawson

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ISBN-13: 9781135853631
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/17/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Ocean sediments and ice cores; Ice age palaeoclimates and computer simulations; Glaciation history from the last interglacial to the last glacial maximum; The melting of the last great ice sheets; Ice age periglacial environments; Lakes, bogs and

mires; Rivers; Ice age aeolian activity; Late Quaternary volcanic activity; Crustal and sub-crustal effects; Late Quaternary sea level changes; Milankovitch cycles and Late Quaternary climate change.

. . All-in-all this volume will serve as an up-to-date text on the variety of Ice Age associated environments that resulted in the present global landscape (Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology)

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