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North America and adjacent oceans during the last deglaciation

Author: W F Ruddiman; H E Wright
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 1987.
Series: Geology of North America, v. K-3.
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North America and adjacent oceans during the last deglaciation.
Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 1987
(OCoLC)575541379
Online version:
North America and adjacent oceans during the last deglaciation.
Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 1987
(OCoLC)608929881
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W F Ruddiman; H E Wright
ISBN: 0813752035 9780813752037
OCLC Number: 16832114
Notes: Two folded col. maps in pocket.
Description: vii, 501 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction. North American ice sheets : chronology of disintegration. The Late Wisconsin glaciation and deglaciation of the Laurentide Ice Sheet --
Proglacial lakes and the southern margin of the Laurentide Ice Sheet --
Timing and processes of deglaciation along the southern margin of the Cordilleran ice sheet. Ice core and other glaciological data. Ice core and other glaciological data --
The oxygen-isotype record of glaciation --
Northern oceans --
Glacial isostasy, mantle viscosity, and Pleistocene climatic change --
Ice dynamics and deglaciation models when ice sheets collapsed. The non-glacial physical record on the continent. River responses --
The physical record of lakes in the Great Basin --
Late Quaternary paleoclimate records from lacustrine ostracodes. The biological record on the continent. Patterns and rates of vegetation change during the deglaciation of eastern North America --
The northwestern U.S. during deglaciation : vegetational history and paleoclimatic implications --
Vegetation history of the deserts of southwestern North America : the nature and timing of the Late Wisconsin-Holocene transition --
Late Wisconsin and early Holocene paleoenvironments of east-central North America based on assemblages of fossil Coleoptera --
Environmental fluctuations and evolution of mammalian faunas during the last deglaciation in North America --
Environmental change and developmental history of human adaptive patterns : the Paleoindian case. Analysis and summary. Model simulations of the climatic patterns during the deglaciation of North America --
Climatic change in eastern North America during the past 18,000 years : Comparisons of pollen data with model results --
Synthesis : the ocean/ice sheet record --
Synthesis : land south of the ice sheets.
Series Title: Geology of North America, v. K-3.
Responsibility: edited by W.F. Ruddiman, H.E. Wright, Jr.

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