Antarctic Climate Evolution, Vol 8. Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • ID: 1757068
  • Book
  • 606 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Antarctic Climate Evolution is the first book dedicated to furthering knowledge on the evolution of the world's largest ice sheet over its ~34 million year history. This volume provides the latest information on subjects ranging from terrestrial and marine geology to sedimentology and glacier geophysics.

- An overview of Antarctic climate change, analyzing historical, present-day and future developments- Contributions from leading experts and scholars from around the world- Informs and updates climate change scientists and experts in related areas of study

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Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. The International Polar Years: A history of developments in Antarctic Climate Evolution. 3.History of Geological Investigations in Antarctica. 4.
Circulation and water masses of the Southern Ocean: a review. 5. Cenozoic climate history from seismic-reflection and drilling studies on the Antarctic continental margin. 6. Numerical modelling of the Antarctic ice sheet. 7. The geological record of Antarctica in the late Neoproterozoic-Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the Southern Hemisphere. 8. From Greenhouse to Icehouse -The Eocene/Oligocene in Antarctica. 9. Oligocene-Miocene boundary. 10. Middle Miocene to Pliocene History of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. 11. Pleistocene glacial cycles and interval of extreme warmth and cold. 12. Last glacial maximum, deglaciation and the holocene. 13. Trends and Future Perspectives.
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Florindo, Fabio
Siegert, Martin
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