glaciation


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the condition of being covered with glaciers or masses of ice

the process of covering the earth with glaciers or masses of ice

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Furthermore, because no evidence of sudden expansion was find within the northern group, the population of NX and northeast China were more likely experienced in situ processes during the last glaciation rather than bottleneck or long distance migration.
Local and global perspectives on carbon and nitrogen cycling during the Hirnantian glaciation.
2] levels during the current glaciation are abnormal when compared to historic levels during glaciations.
The paper on the evolution of the theory of continental glaciation in northern and eastern Europe by A.
His doctoral dissertation on the dynamics of glaciation processes during the Late-Pleistocene in Northern Eurasia was presented in 1982, and J.
Now surely, and with all due respect, if Prince Charles was well acquainted with the history of the planet, he would not be asking such a question as the oceans have been rising, in fits and starts, since the last glaciation, albeit at a much slower rate now.
The steroid molecules are thought to have been left by primitive sponges that lived around the end of a great ice age known as the Marinoan glaciation.
These "new" galleries told the story of Earth's formation by focusing on geological processes, such as rock formation, glaciation, mountain-building, and the formation of mineral deposits.
Ranging from minor tributaries to major thoroughfares, Wisconsin's reviewers were the produce of glaciation and geologic conditions that helped to shape the landscape as we know it today.
The first half tells how to interpret signs of mountain-building and glaciation on the ground.
The ice core data show that we are about due for the start of another glaciation.
5 million years, there have been at least five major episodes of glaciation and melting, the last one only 10,000 to 20,000 years ago.
The approach taken by the author, grounding the book in a process-response framework (chapter 2) and emphasizing the distinctiveness of Canada's physical background (chapter 3) and its extraordinary history of glaciation (chapter 8), yields a profoundly conservative, solid and information-rich volume.
The paper by Giudice and Broster proposes that in some parts of New Brunswick, saline water from the Late Wisconsinan glaciation, which occurred approximately 14 000-12 000 years ago when many valleys were connected to the sea, has remained in pockets within the bedrock under the recharging freshwater.
Depressions in the surface of the land that hold water might have been formed by glaciation and subsequently fed by surface runoff and springs beneath.