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Title African palaeoenvironments and geomorphic landscape evolution / editor, J?rgen Runge
Published Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press/Balkema, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 306 pages) : illustrations, maps, portrait
Series Palaeoecology of Africa : international yearbook of landscape evolution and palaeoenvironments ; v. 30
Palaeoecology of Africa ; v. 30
Contents Ch. 1. How it all began -- Eduard Van Zinderen Bakker and Palaeoecology of Africa / Klaus Heine -- ch. 2. Reconstructing environmental changes since the last glacial maximum (LGM) in the Geba Basin, Northern Ethiopia, by geomorphic process interpretation and land management evaluation / Jan Moeyersons [and others] -- ch. 3. Climate reconstructions based on fluvial deposits in hyper-arid desert environments : the Namib case / Klaus Heine -- ch. 4. A sedimentary record of environmental change at Tsodilo Hills White Paintings Rock Shelter, Northwest Kalahari Desert, Botswana / Andrew H. Ivester [and others] -- ch. 5. Ecosystem change during MIS 4 and early MIS 3 : evidence from middle Stone Age sites in South Africa / Grant Hall & Stephan Woodborne -- ch. 6. The potential of poaceae, cyperaceae and restionaceae phytoliths to reflect past environmental conditions in South Africa / Carlos E. Cordova & Louis Scott -- ch. 7. Topographic and hydrologic control of gully erosion phenomena in palaeolandscapes of Swaziland, Southern Africa / Samanta Pelacani & Michael M?rker -- ch. 8. Gypsum in desert soils, subsurface crusts and host sediments (Western desert of Egypt) / Ashraf Mohamed, Konrad R?gner & Sixten Bussemer -- ch. 9. New findings from geological, geomorphological and sedimentological studies on the palaeoenvironmental conditions in Southern Cameroon / Mark Sangen [and others] -- ch. 10. Palaeoclimate of Ondiri Swamp, Kikuyu, Kenya, from 1.350 TO 1.810 A.D. 189 / Julian A. Ogondo, Daniel O. Olago & Eric O. Odada -- ch. 11. A cluster-analysis-based climate classification for N.E. Africa / Brigitta Sch?tt, Katharina Ducke & Jan Krause -- ch. 12. Climate and palaeoenvironment evolution in North Tropical Africa from the end of the tertiary to the upper quaternary / Jean Maley -- ch. 13. An assessment of the spatial and temporal distribution of natural hazards in Central Africa / Ine Vandecasteele, Jan Moeyersons & Philippe Trefois
Notes Includes indexes
Subject Geomorphology -- Africa
Landscape changes -- Africa
Paleoecology -- Africa
Landscape changes.
Africa -- Environmental conditions
Form Electronic book
Author Runge, J?rgen
ISBN 0203845277