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Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
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Tištěná verze : Lowe, J.J. (Joseph John), 1946- Reconstructing quaternary environments. Third edition. ISBN 9780415740753 ISBN 0415740754
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Cover; Half Title; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures and tables; Preface to the third edition; Acknowledgements; Cover image details; 1 The Quaternary record; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Interpreting the Quaternary record; 1.3 The status of the Quaternary in the geological timescale; 1.4 The duration of the Quaternary; 1.5 The development of Quaternary studies; 1.5.1 Historical developments; 1.5.2 Recent developments; 1.6 The framework of the Quaternary; 1.7 The causes of climatic change; 1.8 The scope of this book; Notes; 2 Geomorphological evidence.
2.1 Introduction2.2 Methods; 2.2.1 Field methods; 2.2.1.1 Field mapping; 2.2.1.2 Instrumental levelling; 2.2.2 Remote sensing; 2.2.2.1 Aerial photography; 2.2.2.2 Satellite imagery; 2.2.2.3 Radar; 2.2.2.4 Sonar and seismic sensing; 2.2.2.5 Digital elevation/terrain modelling; 2.3 Glacial landforms; 2.3.1 Extent of ice cover; 2.3.2 Geomorphological evidence and the extent of ice sheets and glaciers during the last cold stage; 2.3.2.1 Northern Europe; 2.3.2.2 Britain and Ireland; 2.3.2.3 North America; 2.3.3 Direction of ice movement; 2.3.3.1 Striations; 2.3.3.2 Friction cracks.
2.3.3.3 Ice-moulded (streamlined) bedrock2.3.3.4 Streamlined glacial deposits; 2.3.4 Reconstruction of former ice masses; 2.3.4.1 Ice sheet modelling; 2.3.4.2 Ice caps and glaciers; 2.3.5 Palaeoclimatic inferences using former glacier elevations; 2.3.5.1 Cirque floor altitude (CFA) and toe-to-headwall (THAR) methods; 2.3.5.2 ELA/FLA method; 2.4 Periglacial landforms; 2.4.1 Palaeoclimatic inferences based on periglacial evidence; 2.4.1.1 Rock glaciers; 2.4.1.2 Pingos and palsas; 2.4.1.3 Pronival (’’protalus’’) ramparts; 2.5 Sea-level change; 2.5.1 Relative and ’’absolute’’ sea-level changes.
2.5.2 Eustatic changes in sea level2.5.2.1 Pre-Quaternary eustatic changes; 2.5.2.2 Quaternary eustatic changes; 2.5.3 Tectonic influences; 2.5.4 Glacio-and hydro-isostasy; 2.5.5 Shoreline sequences in areas affected by glacio-isostasy; 2.5.6 Palaeoenvironmental significance of sea-level changes; 2.6 River terraces; 2.6.1 Origins of river terraces; 2.6.1.1 Eustatic changes in sea level; 2.6.1.2 Climatic change; 2.6.1.3 Glaciation; 2.6.1.4 Tectonic changes; 2.6.1.5 Human activity; 2.6.2 River terraces and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction; 2.6.3 The terraces of the River Thames.
2.7 Quaternary landforms in low latitudes2.7.1 Pluvial lakes; 2.7.2 Dunefields; 2.7.3 Fluvial landforms; 2.7.4 Weathering crusts; 2.8 Conclusions; Notes; 3 Lithological evidence; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Field and laboratory methods; 3.2.1 Sediment sections; 3.2.2 Coring; 3.2.3 Laboratory methods; 3.2.3.1 Particle size measurements; 3.2.3.2 Particle shape; 3.2.3.3 Surface textures of quartz particles; 3.2.3.4 Organic carbon content; 3.2.3.5 Metallic elements; 3.2.3.6 Heavy minerals; 3.2.3.7 Clay mineralogy; 3.2.3.8 Mineral magnetic analysis; 3.2.3.9 Stable isotope analysis.
"Examines the various forms of evidence used to establish the history and scale of environmenal changes during the Quaternary. This book examines a wide range palaeological indicators, and synthesises field and laboratory techniques. It is widely illustrated and employs progressive leanring techniques throughout"-- Provided by publisher..
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