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Long Continental Records from Lake Baikal

Edited By: Kenji Kashiwaya

370 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2003 | #142204 | ISBN: 4431006435
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The sediments in Lake Baikal contain excellent continuous records of past conditions including paleoclimates, evolution, and specification of organisms. Based on the study by the Baikal Drilling Project, this book provides information on global climatic and environmental changes for as much as 12 million years.


From the contents: Long-Term Climatic Changes and Solar Insolation.- Rift Basin History and Geological Environment.- Late Cenozoic Paleoenvironmental Changes Inferred from Long Baikal Sediment Cores.- Late Pleistocene and Holocene Environmental Changes in the Lake Baikal Catchment.- Dating Methods Applied to Baikal Sediments.- Evolution and Biodiversity.- Limnology in Lake Baikal and Lake Khubusgul.

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