Sedimentation History in the Arctic Ocean and Subarctic Seas for the Last 130 Kyr (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences #118) (Hardcover)

Sedimentation History in the Arctic Ocean and Subarctic Seas for the Last 130 Kyr (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences #118) By M. a. Levitan, Yu A. Lavrushin Cover Image
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The book reflects the results of the study of sedimentation history, paleoclimatology, and paleoceanography of the Arctic and Subarctic during the last 130 ka. The main objects under consideration are marine basins of the West Subarctic (Iceland, Norwegian, and Greenland Seas), the Arctic Ocean (Barents, Pechora, Kara, Laptev, East Siberian, Chukchi Seas and deep-sea Arctic Ocean proper), East Subarctic (Bering and Okhotsk Seas). The modern environment and geological history of water- (ice-) sheds and marine basins have been studied for each region, using different sedimentological and geochemical proxies. Mainly results of the authors' own studies are represented, with special emphasis on glacial/interglacial variability and land-ocean interaction. The book is aimed at sedimentologists, quaternary and marine geologists, paleoclimatologists and paleoceanographers, as well as being of great interest to students in the related fields.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783642002878
ISBN-10: 3642002870
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: August 10th, 2009
Pages: 387
Language: English
Series: Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences