Palaeoecology of Africa and the Surrounding Islands: Proceedings of the 25th Inqua Conference, Durban, South Africa, 3-11 August 1999
K. Heine, J. Runge
CRC Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Nature - 330 pages
These papers derive from a workshop on "Quaternary Sedimentary Records in Central Africa and their Palaeoenvironmental Interpretation", held at the 15th INQUA Congress. They mainly cover the Late Quaternary to Holocene climate and environmental history of today's rainforest regions.
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The palaeoenvironmental significance of Late Pleistocene and Holocene
The Pleistocene fossil site of Masangano in northern Rwanda
Evolution of the carbon cycle in Lake Kimilili Mt Elgon Kenya since
Stratigraphy and formation of a Late Pleistocene colluvial apron
On the age and significance of Quaternary colluvium in eastern Zambia
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