Global climates since the last glacial maximum /

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Imprint:Minneapolis : University of Minneapolis Press, c1993.
Description:569 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Climatic changes.
Paleoclimatology.
Climatic changes.
Paleoclimatology.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1707231
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Other authors / contributors:Wright, H. E. (Herbert Edgar), 1917-
ISBN:0816621454 (acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction / H. E. Wright, Jr.
  • 2. Conceptual Basis for Understanding Late-Quaternary Climates / J. E. Kutzbach and T. Webb III
  • 3. Model Description, External Forcing, and Surface Boundary Conditions / J. E. Kutzbach and W. F. Ruddiman
  • 4. Simulated Climatic Changes: Results of the COHMAP Climate-Model Experiments / J. E. Kutzbach, P. J. Guetter, P. J. Behling and R. Selin
  • 5. The North and Equatorial Atlantic at 9000 and 6000 yr B.P. / W. F. Ruddiman and A. C. Mix
  • 6. Holocene Temperature Patterns in the South Atlantic, Southern, and Pacific Oceans / Joseph J. Morley and Beth A. Dworetzky
  • 7. Holocene Vegetation and Climates of Europe / Brian Huntley and I. Colin Prentice
  • 8. Vegetational and Climatic History of the Western Former Soviet Union / G. M. Peterson
  • 9. Vegetational, Lake-Level, and Climatic History of the Near East and Southwest Asia / Neil Roberts and H. E. Wright, Jr.
  • 10. The Late-Quaternary Vegetation and Climate of China / Marjorie G. Winkler and Pao K. Wang
  • 11. Climates of Australia and New Guinea since 18,000 yr B.P. / Sandy P. Harrison and John Dodson
  • 12. Paleovegetation Studies of New Zealand's Climate since the Last Glacial Maximum / Matt S. McGlone, M. Jim Salinger and Neville T. Moar
  • 13. Holocene Vegetation, Lake Levels, and Climate of Africa / F. Alayne Street-Perrott and R. A. Perrott
  • 14. Climatic History of Central and South America since 18,000 yr B.P.: Comparison of Pollen Records and Model Simulations / Vera Markgraf
  • 15. Holocene Vegetation and Climate Histories of Alaska / Patricia M. Anderson and Linda B. Brubaker
  • 16. Vegetation, Lake Levels, and Climate in Western Canada during the Holocene / J. C. Ritchie and S. P. Harrison
  • 17. Vegetation, Lake Levels, and Climate in Eastern North America for the Past 18,000 Years / Thompson Webb III, Patrick J. Bartlein, Sandy P. Harrison and Katherine H. Anderson
  • 18. Climatic Changes in the Western United States since 18,000 yr B.P. / Robert S. Thompson, Cathy Whitlock, Patrick J. Bartlein, Sandy P. Harrison and W. Geoffrey Spaulding
  • 19. Climatic Changes during the Past 18,000 Years: Regional Syntheses, Mechanisms, and Causes / Thompson Webb III, William F. Ruddiman, F. Alayne Street-Perrott, Vera Markgraf, John E. Kutzbach, Patrick J. Bartlein, H. E. Wright, Jr. and Warren L. Prell
  • 20. Epilogue / J. E. Kutzbach, P. J. Bartlein, I. C. Prentice, W. F. Ruddiman, F. A. Street-Perrott, T. Webb III and H. E. Wright, Jr.