By Jürgen Runge
This 30st jubilee quantity (2010) of "Palaeoecology of Africa" appears again and displays the "state of the paintings" of what's truly recognized on former African climates and ecosystems within the layout of assessment articles authored via experts within the box. New examine articles on weather and atmosphere dynamics in addition to utilized issues on geomorphic dangers and destiny environmental traits in Africa are included.
This ebook may be of curiosity to all all for ecosystems dynamics, tropical forests, savannahs, deserts and comparable improvement difficulties of 3rd global international locations, in particular ecologists, botanists, earth scientists (e.g. Quaternary and up to date weather change), nearby planners. it is going to even be worthwhile for complex undergraduates and postgraduates as a reference for evaluation and review articles in addition to a resource of data for brand new unique manuscripts and experiences at the cutting-edge of long-term and Quaternary and Holocene panorama evolution esp. in subsaharan Africa. Palaeobotanists, Palynologists and Quaternarists will both locate this variation helpful for his or her work.
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2006), or as deposits controlled by a change in the hydrological regime in the catchment area towards more aridity (Rust, 1989b; Vogel, 1989; Vogel and Rust, 1990; Partridge, 1993; Dollar, 1998). Heine and Heine (2002) pointed out that the Late Pleistocene slackwater deposits of the Kuiseb Valley in the Namib Desert were likely deposited in areas of the floodplain that are sheltered from high-velocity flood flows and thus represent extreme flood events. , 1999b, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005). It is the aim of this paper, to present additional evidence that slackwater deposits and floodout deposits of the Namib Desert valleys are caused by Late Quaternary palaeofloods.
African palaeoenvironments and geomorphic landscape evolution by Jürgen Runge