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  1. Detailed reading for the individual sessions will be provided in the lectures. Most important literature will be in current journals rather than textbooks, and you should keep abreast of new material in Nature, Science, Global and Planetary Change and similar sources detailed below. You may wish to consider signing up for journal email alerts as a means of keeping up to date with recent research developments, using a service such as ZETOC Alert (see below)

  2. Journal email alerts service 1 item
  3. Suitable background texts for the module include: 20 items
    1. Global environments through the Quaternary: exploring environmental change - Anderson, David E., Anderson, David E., Parker, Adrian G. 2013

      Book 

    2. Environmental change - Andrew S. Goudie 1992

      Book 

    3. Climate since A.D. 1500 - Bradley, Raymond S., Jones, Philip D. 1994

      Book 

    4. Ice Age Earth: late Quaternary geology and climate - Dawson, Alastair G. 1992

      Book 

    5. The Ice Age - Jorgen Ehlers, Philip D. Hughes, Philip L. Gibbard 2016

      Book 

    6. Global warming: the complete briefing - J. T. Houghton 2015

      Book  PLEASE NOTE: the e-book linked to here is an earlier edition (4th ed, 2009). Print copies of both the 5th and 4th eds are available from the Library.

    7. Reconstructing quaternary environments - J.J. Lowe, Mike Walker 2015

      Book  An earlier edition of this book is also available from the Library

    8. Our changing planet: an introduction to earth system science and global environmental change - Mackenzie, Fred T. 2011

      Book  An earlier edition of this book is also available from the Library

    9. Encyclopedia of environmental change: Vol.1 - John Anthony Matthews 2014

      Book  An earlier edition of this book is also available from the Library under a slightly different title 'Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Environmental Change'

    10. Climate change: from science to sustainability - Peake, Stephen, Smith, Joe 2009

      Book 

    11. The holocene: an environmental history - Neil Roberts 2014

      Book  An earlier edition of this book is also available from the Library

    12. Earth's climate: past and future - William F. Ruddiman 2014

      Book  An earlier edition of this book is also available from the Library

    13. Paleoclimatology: reconstructing climates of the quaternary - Raymond S. Bradley 2014

      Book  PLEASE NOTE: the e-book linked to here is an earlier edition (2nd ed, 1999)

  4. Important journals to keep abreast of: 12 items
  5. Useful websites: 3 items
  6. Lecture 2 6 items
    1. Insolation-driven 100,000-year glacial cycles and hysteresis of ice-sheet volume - Ayako Abe-Ouchi, Fuyuki Saito, Kenji Kawamura, Maureen E. Raymo 2013

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    2. Variations in the Earth's Orbit: Pacemaker of the Ice Ages - J. D. Hays, John Imbrie and N. J. Shackleton 1976

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    3. Pleistocene climates in China dated by magnetic susceptibility - George Kukla, Friedrich Heller, Liu Xiu Ming, Xu Tong Chung 1988

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    4. EPICA Dome C record of glacial and interglacial intensities - V. Masson-Delmotte, B. Stenni, K. Pol, P. Braconnot 2010

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  7. Lecture 3 15 items
    1. Rock hyrax middens: A palaeoenvironmental archive for southern African drylands - Brian M. Chase, Louis Scott, Michael E. Meadows, Graciela Gil-Romera 2012

      Article 

    2. Orbitally driven east-west antiphasing of South American precipitation - Francisco W. Cruz et al 2009

      Article  This article is available from the Library's Xerox Collection [XER16705]

    3. Earth's precession cycle and Quaternary climatic change in tropical Africa - Pokras, Mix 1987

      Article  Available from the Library's Print Journals Collection

    4. After the Deluge: Mediterranean Stagnation and Sapropel Formation - Rossignol-Strick et al 1982

      Article  Available in print from the Library

    5. A High-Resolution Absolute-Dated Late Pleistocene Monsoon Record from Hulu Cave, China - Y. J. Wang, H. Cheng, R. L. Edwards, Z. S. An, J. Y. Wu, C.-C. Shen and J. A. Dorale 2001

      Article 

    6. Timing, Duration, and Transitions of the Last Interglacial Asian Monsoon - Daoxian Yuan, Hai Cheng, R. Lawrence Edwards, Carolyn A. Dykoski, Megan J. Kelly, Meiliang Zhang, Jiaming Qing, Yushi Lin, Yongjin Wang, Jiangyin Wu, Jeffery A. Dorale, Zhisheng An and Yanjun Cai 2004

      Article 

  8. Lecture 4 10 items
    1. Bayesian modelling the retreat of the Irish Sea Ice Stream - Richard C. Chiverrell, Ian M. Thrasher, Geoffrey S. P. Thomas, Andreas Lang 2013

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  9. Lecture 7 15 items
    1. Millennial-scale variability during the last glacial in vegetation records from Europe - William J. Fletcher, Maria Fernanda Sánchez Goñi, Judy R.M. Allen, Rachid Cheddadi 2010

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    2. Fluvial landscapes of the Harappan civilization - L. Giosan, P. D. Clift, M. G. Macklin, D. Q. Fuller 2012

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    3. Catastrophic ice shelf breakup as the source of Heinrich event icebergs - Christina L. Hulbe, Douglas R. MacAyeal, George H. Denton, Johan Kleman 2004

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    4. The Greenland Ice Core Chronology 2005, 15–42ka. Part 2: comparison to other records - Anders Svensson, Katrine K. Andersen, Matthias Bigler, Henrik B. Clausen 2006

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    5. A High-Resolution Absolute-Dated Late Pleistocene Monsoon Record from Hulu Cave, China - Y. J. Wang, H. Cheng, R. L. Edwards, Z. S. An, J. Y. Wu, C.-C. Shen and J. A. Dorale 2001

      Article 

  10. Digitised Readings 2017/18 2 items
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