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Global Continental Palaeohydrology

Edited By: K J Gregory, L Starkel and V R Baker

334 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #44957 | ISBN: 0471954209
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Overview of the current state of research in the developing field, with a summary of the work achieved to date and of research investigations currently taking place, together with an indication of the way in which palaeohydrological research relates to other global research programmes.


Partial table of contents: THE BACKGROUND TO GLOBAL PALAEOHYDROLOGY. Data for Palaeohydrology (E. Wohl & Y. Enzel). Global Hydrology in Relation to Palaeohydrological Change (P. Waylen). The Impact of Large Ice Sheets on Continental Palaeohydrology (J. Teller). Vegetation and Lake-Level Change (A. Brown). Human Activity and Palaeohydrology (K. Gregory). PALAEOHYDROLOGY OF THE MAJOR ZONES OF THE EARTH'S SURFACE. Mapping of Spatial Hydrological Changes (A. Georgiadi). Palaeohydrology of the Temperate Zone (L. Starkel). Palaeohydrology of Polar and Subpolar Regions over the Past 20000 Years (J. Maizels). CONCLUSION. A Database for Global Continental Palaeohydrology: Technology or Scientific Creativity? (J. Branson, et al.). A Programme for Research on Global Continental Palaeohydrology (K. Gregory). Index.

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