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World atlas of Holocene sea level changes

Author: Paolo Antonio Pirazzoli
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 1991.
Series: Elsevier oceanography series, 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Atlas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Antonio Pirazzoli
ISBN: 0444890866 9780444890863
OCLC Number: 246658896
Description: x, 300 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: Part 1. Introduction. Historical background. Possible causes of sea-level changes. How sea-level changes are studied. Sea-level indicators. Dating Holocene shorelines. The accuracy of sea-level curves. Sea-level predictions. Aims of this Atlas. How to consult the Atlas. Part 2: Regional Sea-Level Changes. Svalbard. Fennoscandia. Norway. North Norway - Kola Peninsula. Central Norway. Southwest Norway. Oslofjord. Denmark - The Kattegat. Southwest & South Sweden. Southeast Sweden. Northeast Sweden. Finland. East Baltic Coasts. Germany: Baltic. Germany: North Sea. The Netherlands. British Isles: Introduction. Southeast Britain. Scotland. Ireland. Northwest England. North and West Wales. Bristol Channel. English Channel. British Isles. Atlantic France. The Mediterranean. Central Mediterranean. The Aegean. The Levant, the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea. West Africa. West Indian Ocean. Northeast Indian Ocean. Vietnam - South China. East China - Korea. Arctic & Pacific USSR. Japan. North Japan. Central Japan. West Japan. South Japan. Taiwan - Micronesia. Melanesia. Polynesia. New Zealand. Australia. The west coasts of the Americas. Antarctica. The east coasts of South America. West Indies - Bermuda. Guiana - Central America. The Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic shelf of the USA. The Atlantic coast of the USA. Florida - Carolina. Virginia - Delaware. New Jersey, New York, Connecticut. Massachusetts. New Hampshire - Maine. Development and deglaciation of the Laurentide ice sheet. New Brunswick - Nova Scotia. Prince Edward Island. St. Lawrence River & Gulf. Newfoundland Island. Labrador. Hudson Bay. Foxe Basin - Baffin Island. Beaufort Sea - Melville I. - Somerset I. Ellesmere and Devon Islands. Greenland Part 3. Conclusions. Part 4. References. Locality Index. Author Index.
Series Title: Elsevier oceanography series, 58.
Responsibility: Paolo Antonio Pirazzoli.
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