Environmental Changes in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

Eds: Yang X & Scuderi LA

Quaternary Research, vol. 73(1), 1-162, 2010

This special issue arose from the International Workshop on Late Quaternary Environmental Changes in Arid Lands held in September 2007.

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> Hydrological and climatic changes in deserts of China since the late Pleistocene [p.1]
Yang X & Scuderi LA

> Recharge to the inter-dune lakes and Holocene climatic changes in the Badain Jaran Desert, western China [p.10]
Yang X, Ma N, Dong J, Zhu B, Xu B, Ma Z & Liu J

> Erosional effects on terrestrial resources over the last millennium in Reykjanes, southwest Iceland [p.20]
Gísladóttira G, Erlendsson E, Lal R & Bigham J

> A 108.83-m ice-core record of atmospheric dust deposition at Mt. Qomolangma (Everest), Central Himalaya [p.33]
Xu J, Hou S, Qin D, Kaspari S, Mayewski PA, Petit JR, Delmonte B, Kang S, Ren J, Chappellaz J & Hong S

> Molluscs as evidence for a late Pleistocene and early Holocene humid period in the southern coastal desert of Peru (14.5°S) [p.39]
Mächtle B, Unkel I, Eitel B, Kromer B & Schiegl S

> Monitoring playa lake inundation in the western United States: Modern analogues to late-Holocene lake level change [p.48]
Scuderi LA, Laudadio CK & Fawcett PJ

> Late Holocene vegetation and climate oscillations in the Qaidam Basin of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau [p.59]
Zhao Y, Yu Z, Liu X, Zhao C, Chen F & Zhang K

> Local-scale spatial variability of soil organic carbon and its stock in the hilly area of the Loess Plateau, China [p.70]
Wanga Y, Fu B, Lü Y, Song C & Luan Y

> Patterns and implications of plant-soil δ13C and δ15N values in African savanna ecosystems [p.77]
Wang L, D'Odorico P, Ries L & Macko SA

> Variations in sediment yield over the advance and retreat of a calving glacier, Laguna San Rafael, North Patagonian Icefield [p.84]
Koppes M, Sylwester R, Rivera A & Hallet B

> Little Ice Age fluctuations of Glaciar Río Manso in the north Patagonian Andes of Argentina [p.96]
Masiokas MH, Luckman BH, Villalba R, Ripalta A & Rabassa J

> A bimillennial-length tree-ring reconstruction of precipitation for the Tavaputs Plateau, Northeastern Utah [p.107]
Knight TA, Meko DM & Baisan CH

> Lake levels and sedimentary environments during deposition of the Trego Hot Springs and Wono tephras in the Lake Lahontan basin, Nevada, USA [p.118]
Adams KD

> Ostracods as tsunami tracers in Holocene sequences [p.130]
Ruiz F, Abad M, Cáceres LM, Vidal JR, Carretero MI, Pozo M & González-Regalado ML

> Sedimentary evolution of a late Pleistocene wetland indicating extreme coastal uplift in southern Tanzania [p.136]
Reuter M, Piller WE, Harzhauser M, Berning B & Kroh A

> Changes of water level in the Eemian palaeolake at Imbramowice (SW Poland) based on isotopic and cladoceran data [p.143]
Mirosław-Grabowska J & Gąsiorowski M

> Periglacial climate at the 2.5 Ma onset of Northern Hemisphere glaciation inferred from the Whippoorwill Formation, northern Missouri, USA [p.151]
Rovey CW & Balco G

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