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Ice Age Earth: Late Quaternary Geology and Climate

Series: Routledge Physical Environment Series

By: Alastair G Dawson

293 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Routledge

Paperback | Dec 1992 [1996 reprint] | #14551 | ISBN: 0415015677
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Hardback | Dec 1991 | #14550 | ISBN: 0415015669
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About this book

Combines a summary of research and synthetic description of the Late Quaternary, focusing on geology and climate.


Contents

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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