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dc.contributor.author John J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Mike J. C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-20T14:46:28Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-20T14:46:28Z
dc.date.issued 2007-12 en_US
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/0016-76492006-195 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Lowe , J J & Walker , M J C 2007 , ' Quaternary Science 2007: a Fifty-Year Retrospective ' Journal of the Geological Society , pp. 1073-1092 . , 10.1144/0016-76492006-195 en_US
dc.identifier.other PURE: 155888 en_US
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/6033 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/6033
dc.description.abstract This paper reviews 50 years of progress in understanding the recent history of the Earth as contained within the stratigraphical record of the Quaternary. It describes some of the major technological and methodological advances that have occurred in Quaternary geochronology; examines the impressive range of palaeoenvironmental evidence that has been assembled from terrestrial, marine and cryospheric archives; assesses the progress that has been made towards an understanding of Quaternary climatic variability; discusses the development of numerical modelling as a basis for explaining and predicting climatic and environmental change; and outlines the present status of the Quaternary in relation to the geological time scale. The review concludes with a consideration of the global Quaternary community and the challenge for the future. en_US
dc.format.extent 20 en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of the Geological Society en_US
dc.title Quaternary Science 2007: a Fifty-Year Retrospective en_US
dc.contributor.pbl Aberystwyth University en_US
dc.contributor.pbl Quaternary Environmental Change Group en_US


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