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Quaternary climate change over the Indian Subcontinent, edited by Neloy Khare

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Summary
"Quaternary studies provide the essential context for evaluation of what is happening with Earth's climate today and to clarify our vulnerability to hazardous natural processes. This book covers scientific aspects of past and present climatic changes of quaternary period focussed on Indian subcontinent via response of modern environmental conditions on climate proxies, reconstruction of paleo-climate, paleo-monsoon, glacial geology, climate variabilities using dendrochronology, cave deposits including quaternary tectonics and climate change over the Himalayan region. It consists of data generated from different landforms like lakes, Caves, rivers, swamps, pit/trench using different proxies. Aimed at researchers, graduate students, professionals in geology, geography and environmental sciences, micropaleontology, quaternary climate change, this book Studies Quaternary climate using various proxies in varied environments in Indian sub-continent Covers pertinent historical and environmental archives to understand current climate scenario Discusses impact of climate change on biotic and abiotic components Includes thorough review of paleoclimate change studies Devotes significant space to glacial geology and all glacial climate proxies"--, Provided by publisher
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (393 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781000391756

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