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Quaternary, pre-Holocene, marine events of western Greenland

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Published by Geological Survey of Greenland in Copenhagen .
Written in English

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  • Quaternary - Greenland

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    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
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    Open LibraryOL22033030M

    Etymology. The word is formed from two words. Holos is the Greek word for "whole." "Cene" comes from the Greek word kainos, meaning "new."The concept is that this epoch is "entirely new." The suffix '-cene' is used for all the seven epochs of the Cenozoic Era.. Overview. It is accepted by the International Commission on Stratigraphy that the Holocene started .   Predicting the response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to future climate change presents a major challenge to climate science. Paleoclimate data from Greenland can provide empirical constraints on past cryospheric responses to climate change, complementing insights from contemporary observations and from modeling. Here we examine sedimentary records Cited by:

    O’Cofaigh, C., and Party, J.S. RRS James Clark Ross Cruise Report — JR West Greenland and Baffin Bay. Marine geophysical and geological investigations of past flow stability of a major Greenland ice stream in the late Quaternary. Department of Geography, Durham, UK. Google ScholarCited by: Early Holocene history of the west Greenland Ice Sheet and the GH event. Quaternary Science Reviews. ; Waller, M.P., Long, A.J. & Schofield, J.E. Interpretation of radiocarbon dates from the upper surface of late-Holocene peat layers in coastal lowlands. Holocene. ;

    The second revised edition of the Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, provides both students and professionals with an up-to-date reference work on this important and highly varied area of are lots of new articles, and many of the articles that appeared in the first edition have been updated to reflect advances in knowledge since , when the original articles . Holocene temperature history at the western Greenland Ice Sheet margin reconstructed from lake sediments. Yarrow Axford *, Shanna Losee, including a major transient event recorded in all five lakes between and ka, which overlaps in timing with abrupt climate changes previously documented around the North Atlantic region and farther Cited by:


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Quaternary, pre-Holocene, marine events of western Greenland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Quaternary, pre-Holocene, marine events of western Greenland. [Michael Kelly]. Quaternary Environments: Eastern Canadian Arctic, Baffin Bay and Western Greenland Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.

Edition by J. Andrews (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Pre-Holocene by: The Patorfík aminozone is probably of mid- or early Quaternary age (– ka).Correlation with the few previously known pre-Holocene marine deposits of western Greenland Quaternary that only pre-Holocene period of extensive glaciation can be recognized during the Weichsel (Wisconsin) by: The book draws on examples from every continent, including Antarctica, and features a superb range of maps and illustrations.

The time span covered includes relevant events during the Tertiary which set the stage for the Quaternary glaciations and associated changes in climate, vegetation, and prehistoric human development. 1) point to a minimum deglaciation time of the area between AE and AE 14 C ka BP ( AE and AE cal ka BP, respectively).

The Patorfík aminozone is probably of mid- or early Quaternary age (– ka).Correlation with the few previously known pre-Holocene marine deposits of western Greenland. The onset of the Quaternary ( Ma) corresponds to significant paleo-environmental events, such as the intensification and southward extension of Northern Hemisphere glaciation.

In the North Sea Basin a significant late Cenozoic succession has been identified as a high-resolution archive of paleo-environmental changes during the Pliocene and Pleistocene. However, the Cited by: 7. Introduction. The GrIS is the largest ice mass in the Northern Hemisphere with an estimated m sea-level equivalent and is expected to be a key contributor to 21st century sea-level rise (Bamber et al., ).The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report projects that the GrIS contribution to global mean sea-level rise by AD will range Cited by: Late-Holocene environment and climatic changes in Ameralik Fjord, southwest Greenland: evidence from the sedimentary record H.S.

Møller, 1* K.G. Jensen, 2 A. Kuijpers, 2 S. Aagaard- Sørensen, 3 M.-S. Seidenkrantz, 3 M. Prins, 4 R. Endler 5 and N. Mikkelsen 2 (1Institute of Geography, University of Copenhagen, Ø ster Voldg DKCopenhagen K, Cited by: Here, we reconstruct the early Holocene history of a land-terminating ice sheet margin in the Søndre Isortoq region of western Greenland.

This area contains an extension of the Fjord State moraine belt that stretches from Disko Bugt to Kangersuneq Fjord (Weidick,Funder et al., ), and is far from locations where the Fjord Stade moraines have been previously dated Cited by: 9.

Quaternary Sea-Level History of the United States Fig. Cross-sections showing idealized geomorphic and stratigraphic expression of coastal landforms and deposits found on low-wave-energy carbonate coasts of Florida and the Bahamas (upper) and high-wave-energy rocky coasts of Oregon and California (lower).

Alia J. Lesnek and Jason P. Briner, Response of a land-terminating sector of the western Greenland Ice Sheet to early Holocene climate change: Evidence from 10 Be dating in the Søndre Isortoq region, Quaternary Science Reviews, /rev,(), ().

Purchase Paleoclimatology, Volume 68 - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 2. Raymond S. Bradley provides his readers with a comprehensive and up-to-date review of all of the important methods used in paleoclimatic reconstruction, dating and paleoclimate modeling.

Two comprehensive chapters on dating methods provide the foundation for all paleoclimatic studies and are followed by up-to-date coverage of ice core research, continental geological. [1] The late Quaternary Baffin Bay sediments provide exclusive records of Greenland, Innuitian and Laurentide ice sheet margin activities, as well as information about the Arctic and northern Atlantic ocean linkages through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

Because of specific oceanographic conditions, foraminiferal δ 18 O‐stratigraphies and radiocarbon ages fail to. Quaternary Science Reviews 25 () – Early Holocene history of the west Greenland Ice Sheet and the GH event A.J.

Longa, D.H. Robertsa, S. Dawsonb aDepartment of Geography, Durham University, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK bSchool of Geography and Geosciences, University of St Andrews, Irvine Building, St.

Information from river sections in the Hudson Bay lowland indicates that two pre-Holocene nonglacial episodes separated by glacial advances postdate the oldest recognized glaciation.

Amino-acid data from in situ and transported marine shell fragments provide relative ages for glacial and nonglacial intervals. Absolute ages for non-glacial. This volume contains 14 chapters covering regional Quaternary geology of Canada, applied Quaternary geology of Canada and Quaternary geology of Greenland.

The maps cover the paleogeography of North America 8, years ago (3 sheets:years ago andyears ago), the Quaternary geology mapping in Canada and the late. The late Quaternary ice rafted detritus (IRD) events in the Chukchi Basin, western Arctic Ocean are indications of the provenance of the coarser detritus and ice export events, and also document the evolutionary histories of Beaufort Gyre and the North American Ice Sheet (NAIS).

The sediment of core M03 from the Chukchi Basin was selected to study the regional response to the ice export events Cited by: 8. Theoretical concepts relevant to the study of Quaternary sea-level changes 33 Synthesis and way forward 37 Revisiting old ideas 38 Quaternary sea-level changes: the status quo 38 2.

The causes of Quaternary sea-level changes 41 Introduction 41 Sea level and sea-level changes: some definitions 42 Sea level and. Quaternary Science Reviews 18 () — Quaternary glacial and marine environmental history of northwest Greenland: a review and reappraisal Michael Kelly!,*, Svend Funder", Michael Houmark-nielsen#, Karen Luise Knudsen$.

The benthic and planktonic foraminiferal assemblages and the distribution of coarse grain-size factions were studied in the upper m of the Core SOKL (57°′ N, °′ E, water depth m) retrieved from the Shirshov Ridge. This part of the core covers to 50 kyr BP.

The glacial period is established to be characterized by low surface Cited by: 8.Winsor K., Carlson A. E., Caffee M. W. & Rood D. H. Rapid last-deglacial thinning and retreat of the marine-terminating southwestern Greenland ice sheet. Earth Planet Sc Lett1–12 ().

Sparrenbom C. et al. Holocene relative sea-level changes in the inner Bredefjord area, southern Greenland.

Quaternary Sci – ().Cited by: 8.