Ice Age Earth: Late Quaternary Geology and Climate

Ice Age Earth: Late Quaternary Geology and Climate

By: Alastair G. Dawson (author)Paperback

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Ice Age Earth provides the first detailed review of global environmental change in the Late Quaternary. Significant geological and climatic events are analysed within a review of glacial and periglacial history. The melting history of the last ice sheets reveals that complex, dynamic and catastrophic change occurred, change which affected the circulation of the atmosphere and oceans and the stability of the Earth's crust.

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Acknowledgements Chapter 1. Introduction 2. Ocean Sediments and Ice Cores 3. Ice Age Palaeoclimates and Computer Simulations 4. Glaciation History from the Last Interglacial to the Last Glacial Maximum 5. The Melting of the Last Great Ice Sheets 6. Ice Age Periglacial Environments 7. Lakes, Bogs and Mines 8. Rivers 9. Ice Age Aeolian Activity 10. Late Quarternary Volcanic Activity 11. Crustal and Sub-Crustal Effects 12. Late Quarternary Sea Level changes 13. Milankovitch Cycles and Late Quarternary Climate Change

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  • publication date: 19/12/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780415015677
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 316
  • ID: 9780415015677
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0415015677

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