glaciation


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glaciation

one of the so-called ice ages; a period of ice cover.
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37Mya, located at the interglacial stage between the MIS 12-16 and Penultimate Glaciation (Ehlers and Gibbard, 2007; Schfer et al.
The second possibility arise due to the late Carboniferous Glaciation which may have eroded away the Central Salt Range more than Eastern and Western Salt Range.
While glaciation began in Antarctica some 35 million years ago, the most recent major glaciation began around 2.
Conclusions from records are explained by what can be gleaned of contemporary geochemistry, and interactions of greenhouse gases, ocean salinity, glaciation, and biological respiration are continually clarified as the mechanisms recur throughout the book.
David Evans' chapter on "The Late Quaternary Glaciation of Northern Canada" and Konrad Gajewski's "The Evolution of Polar Desert and Tundra Ecosystems" both follow these themes nicely.
These boulders have occasionally been left by the last glaciation ("ice age", which started its long retreat 12,000 years ago.
It has to prevent this material getting out even if Britain is hit by another ice age glaciation.
An explanation of the properties of water and ice precedes discussion of ice in lakes and rivers, permafrost, glaciation, and sea ice.
Like Onkalo, future repositories must designed to be immune to fires, floods, earthquakes and even the glaciation of the next presumed ice age.
Addressing some of the many questions that remain concerning the phases of glaciation during the Late Paleozic ice age (LPIA), the nine articles of this collection explore either the sedimentologic, paleoenvironmnental and paleoclimatic aspects of the glacial events, or their paleobiologic aspects.
Hunza is a highly vulnerable environment and its extreme mountain valley system is characterised by the most extensive glaciation outside the polar regions as well as some of the steepest slopes on earth.