5th International Conference on the Cenozoic Evolution of the Asia-Pacific Environment

Eds: Rutter N, Jablonski N, Ferguson D & Yim W

Quaternary international, vol. 117(1), 1-166, 2004

All papers included in this volume were presented at the 5th International Conference on the Cenozoic Evolution of the Asia-Pacific Environment held at the University of Hong Kong, China from 29 October–1 November 2001 and co-organized by PAGES.

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> Foreword [p.1]
Alverson K

> CEAPE: 5th International Conference on the Cenozoic evolution of the Asia-Pacific environment [p.3]
Rutter N, Jablonski NG, Ferguson DK & Yim WW-S

> Assessing past climate changes from proxy records: an iterative process between discovery and observations [p.5]
Lal D

> Chronological discord between the last interglacial paleosol (S1) and its parent material in the Chinese Loess Plateau [p.17]
Feng Z-D, Wang HB, Olson C, Pope GA, Chen FH, Zhang JW & An CB

> Chemical weathering of the loess deposits in the lower Changjiang Valley, China, and paleoclimatic implications [p.27]
Yang SY, Li CX, Yang DY & Li XS

> Evidence of a geological event and environmental change in the catchment area of the Yellow River at 0.15 Ma [p.35]
Zhang Z, Wang S, Yang X, Jiang F, Shen J & Li X

> Magnetic susceptibility study of Late Quaternary inner continental shelf sediments in the Hong Kong SAR, China [p.41]
Yim WW-S, Huang G & Chan LS

> Mid-Holocene sea-level highstand along the Southeast Coast of China [p.55]
Zong Y

> Pleistocene palynology of Nepal [p.69]
Paudayal KN & Ferguson DK

> Climatic implications of fruit and seed assemblage from Miocene of Yunnan, southwestern China [p.81]
Zhao L-C, Wang Y-F, Liu C-J & Li C-S

> Climatic and ecological implications of Late Pliocene Palynoflora from Longling, Yunnan, China [p.91]
Xu J-X, Ferguson DK, Li C-S, Wang Y-F & Du N-Q

> Siwalik mammals of the Jammu Sub-Himalaya, India: an appraisal of their diversity and habitats [p.105]
Basu PK

> The hippo's tale: how the anatomy and physiology of Late Neogene Hexaprotodon shed light on Late Neogene environmental change [p.119]
Jablonski NG

> An examination of the taxonomic status of the fragmentary mandible Sangiran 5, (Pithecanthropus dubius), Homo erectus, “Meganthropus”, or Pongo? [p.125]
Tyler DE

> On the origin of modern humans in China [p.131]
Wu X

> Homo erectus in East and Southeast Asia, and the questions of the age of the species and its association with stone artifacts, with special attention to handaxe-like tools [p.141]
Corvinus G

> Possible role of the “Holocene Event 3” on the collapse of Neolithic Cultures around the Central Plain of China [p.153]
Wenxiang W & Tungsheng L

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