The Last Deglaciation: Absolute and Radiocarbon Chronologies

The Last Deglaciation: Absolute and Radiocarbon Chronologies

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642760617
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 02/24/2012
Series: Nato ASI Subseries I: , #2
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

I-Radiocarbon and Absolute Chronologies.- Tree-ring 14C calibration at 10.000 BP.- On flow model dating of stable isotope records from Greenland ice cores.- The clay-varve based Swedish time scale and its relation to the Late Weichselian radiocarbon chronology.- A step towards an absolute time-scale for the Late-Glacial: Annually laminated sediments from Soppensee (Switzerland).- The late Glacial-Holocene transition in central Europe derived from isotope studies of laminated sediments from Lake Go?cia? (Poland).- Younger Dryas oscillation — varve dated microstratigraphic, palynological and palaeomagnetic records from Lake Holzmaar, Germany.- 230Th/234U and 14C ages obtained by mass spectrometry on corals from Barbados (West Indies), Isabela (Galapagos) and Mururoa (French Polynesia).- II-Cosmonuclide Production Changes during the Past.- Expected secular variations in the global terrestrial production rate of radiocarbon.- 10Be deposition at Vostok, Antarctica, during the last 50,000 years and its relationship to possible cosmogenic production variations during this period.- 10Be peaks as time markers in polar ice cores.- Variation of geomagnetic field intensity from 8–60 Ky BP, Massif Central France.- A geomagnetic calibration of the radiocarbon time-scale.- III-Climatic Changes during the Last Deglaciation.- The strength of the nordic heat pump.- ?18O time-slice reconstruction of meltwater anomalies at Termination 1 in the North Atlantic between 50 and 80 °N.- A new method to reconstruct sea surface salinity: Application to the North Atlantic ocean during the Younger Dryas.- The determination of past ocean-atmosphere radiocarbon differences.- The last deglaciation in Antarctica: Further evidence of a “Younger Dryas” type climatic event.- Possible ice-core evidence for a fresh melt water cap over the Atlantic ocean in the early Holocene.- Climatic changes in Northwest Africa during the last deglaciation (16–7 ka BP).- The palynological expression and timing of the Younger Dryas event — Europe versus Eastern North America.

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