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Title Landscape evolution, neotectonics and quaternary environmental change in southern Cameroon / editor, Jürgen Runge
Edition First edition
Published Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press/Balkema, 2012
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Series Palaeoecology of Africa : international year book of landscape evolution and palaeoenvironments, 0168-6208 ; v. 31
Palaeoecology of Africa ; v. 31
Contents Scientific background and capacity building in the framework of a German-Cameroonian research project on long- and short-term landscape dynamics / Jürgen Runge -- Geological and tectonic history of western Central Africa since the Palaeozoic / Boniface Kankeu [and others] -- Geomorphic evolution of the Nyong and Ntem river basins in southern Cameroon considering neo-tectonic influences / Joachim Eisenberg -- Late quaternary palaeoenvironments in southern Cameroon as evidenced by alluvial sediments from the tropical rain forest and savanna domain / Mark Sangen -- Challenges of climate change, landscape dynamics and environmental risks in Cameroon / Mesmin Tchindjang . [and others]
Summary Palaeoecology of Africa, volume 31 presents two compressed English versions of the PhD thesis by J. Eisenberg and M. Sangen, produced in the framework of the German Research Foundation, s funded "Rain Forest Savanna Contact" project that has been carried out between 2004 and 2009 in Southern Cameroon (Central Africa). A complementary introductory, as well as summing up articles by two Cameroonian colleagues (B. Kankeu, M. Tchindjang) complete the results of this joint German-Cameroon research project. This book will be of interest to all concerned with ecosystems dynamics, tropical fo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Paleoecology -- Quaternary.
Paleoecology -- Cameroon.
Rain forest ecology -- Cameroon.
Savanna ecology -- Cameroon.
Form Electronic book
Author Runge, Jürgen, 1962-
ISBN 0203120205 (electronic bk.)
1299992307 (MyiLibrary)
9780203120200 (electronic bk.)
9781299992306 (MyiLibrary)