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Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science

Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] : Elsevier Science Ltd, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2 Aufl

Research in the Quaternary sciences has advanced greatly over the years, especially since topics like global climate change, geologic hazards and soil erosion were put high on the political agenda.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780444536433 0444536434
OCLC Number: 830904485
Description: Seiten
Contents: Historical Overview; Quaternary Climate Change; Dating Quaternary Events; Trapped Electron Dating Methods; Paleomagnetic dating; Chemical Dating Methods; Biological Dating Methods; Sediment Dating Methods; Glacial Landforms; History of Quaternary Glaciations; Paleosols and Wind-Blown Sediments; Lake Level Studies; Quaternary Paleobotany (Palynology); Plant Macrofossils; Diatoms; Quaternary Vertebrate Records; Insect fossils; Paleoceanography; Ice Core Records; Humans in the Quaternary; Proglacial Lakes and Megafloods; Use of Quaternary Proxies in Forensic Science; Tree-ring Studies
Responsibility: Elias, Scott;Mock, Cary J.


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Preaise for the previous edition: "This is a monumental work of paramount importance for modern earth science. ...Probably the most significant single overview of Quaternary science ever. ...The book Read more...

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