Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science
Scott Elias, Cary Mock
Newnes, Mar 25, 2013 - Science - 3888 pages
The second revised edition of the Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, provides both students and professionals with an up-to-date reference work on this important and highly varied area of research. There are lots of new articles, and many of the articles that appeared in the first edition have been updated to reflect advances in knowledge since 2006, when the original articles were written. The second edition will contain about 375 articles, written by leading experts around the world. This major reference work is richly illustrated with more than 3,000 illustrations, most of them in colour.
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Acheulean Africa amino acids andthe ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORDS Arctic artifacts Asia Australia beetle assemblages beetle fauna BEETLE RECORDS Beringia bifaces bone calcite carbonate Cave chironomid climate change Coleoptera Coope cores dated deposits Dmanisi duringthe early ecological Elias elytron environmental environments erectus etal Europe evidence evolution extinct Figure forest fossil fossil assemblages fossil beetle fromthe Global ground beetle habitats Holocene hominins Homo indicate insect assemblages interglacial Interstadial inthe Introduction isotope records isotopic composition Journal lake Late Glacial Late Pleistocene Late Quaternary lateglacial macrofossils Middle Paleolithic middle Pleistocene midge modern humans Mousterian Neanderthals Nojiriko North America northern ofthe Oldowan onthe oxygen isotope Palaeoecology paleoclimate paleoenvironmental Paleolithic peat plant pollen Postglacial precipitation proxy Quaternary Science Reviews racemization radiocarbon reconstruction References region Research samples SeaLevel sediments sequence South southern species speleothems STABLE ISOTOPES stratigraphy studies taxa temperature tothe tundra Upper Paleolithic values vegetation Younger Dryas