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Global Change in the Holocene (Paperback)
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Global Change in the Holocene (Paperback)

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Paperback 544 Pages / Published: 28/01/2005
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The Holocene spans the 11,500 years since the end of the last Ice Age and has been a period of major global environmental change. However the rate of change has accelerated during the last hundred years, due largely to human impacts and this has led to a growing concern for the future of our environmental resources. Global Change in the Holocene demonstrates how reconstructing the record of past environmental change can provide us with essential knowledge about how our environment works and presents the reader with an informed viewpoint from which to project realistic future scenarios. The book brings together key techniques that are widely used in Holocene research, such as radiocarbon dating, dendrochronology and sediment analysis and offers a comprehensive analysis of various archives of environmental change including instrumental and documentary records, corals, lake sediments, glaciers and ice cores.



This reference is an informative and cutting-edge resource for students of climate change, environmental science, geography, palaeoecology and archaeology.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780340812143
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 27 mm


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An excellent book by key researchers presenting the 'state of the art' in their respective fields.
Petra Dark, University of Reading, UK

This book will be an informative and cutting-edge resource for all researchers in the fields of climatic change, environmental science, geography, palaeoecology and archaeology.
CAB Abstracts

The suite of expert authors is impressive and they have done a remarkable job in presenting their often sophisticated approaches clearly and succinctly. Even the experienced specialist may well find inspiration for new hypotheses to test.
Boreas

'Global Change in the Holocene,' can be highly recommended as essential reading for all those interested in the science of Holocene environmental change. The book provides a state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary guide to this research field, the hour of which has truly come.
The Holocene

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