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Main Title Changing climates, ecosystems, and environments within arid southern Africa and adjoining regions /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Runge, J├╝rgen,
Bamford, M. K.,
Basson, Linda,
Eisenberg, Joachim,
Publisher Taylor & Francis,
Year Published 2016
Call Number QC903.2.A35C47 2016
ISBN 9781315738307 (e-book : PDF); 9781317573296 (e-book: PDF); 9781317573272 (e-book: Mobi); 9781317573289 (e-book: ePub); 9781138027046 (hardback)
Subjects Climatic changes--Africa, Southern ; Global warming--Africa, Southern ; Climatic changes--South Africa ; Global warming--South Africa ; Arid regions--Africa ; Biotic communities--Africa, Southern
Internet Access
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Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF.
"A Balkema book." Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
chapter 1. From past to present : Louis Scott tribute conference / J?rgen Runge & Maitland T. Seaman -- chapter 2. Geomorphology and late Quaternary environmental change : an overview of Central Southern Africa / Peter Holmes -- chapter 3. Dry lakes or pans of the western free state, South Africa : environmental history of Deelpan and possible early human impacts / Karl W. Butzer & John F. Oswald -- chapter 4. Homo Habilis and Australopithecus Africanus, in the context of a chronospecies and climatic change / J. Francis Thackeray -- chapter 5. The Fauresmith and archaeological systematics / Michael Chazan -- chapter 6. A reconstruction of the skull of Megalotragus Priscus (Broom, 1909), based on a find from Erfkroon, Modder River, South Africa, with notes on the chronology and biogeography of the species / James S. Brink, C. Britt Bousman & Rainer Gr?n -- chapter 7. Ostrich eggshell as a source of palaeoenvironmental information in the arid interior of South Africa : a case study from Wonderwerk cave / Michaela Ecker, Jennifer Botha-Brink, Julia A. Lee-Thorp, Andr? Piuz & Liora Kolska Horwitz -- chapter 8. First chronological, palaeoenvironmental, and archaeological data from the Baden-Baden fossil spring complex in the western free state, South Africa / Andri C. van Aardt, C. Britt Bousman, James S. Brink, George A. Brook, Zenobia Jacobs, Pieter J. du Preez, Lloyd Rossouw & Louis Scott -- chapter 9. Charcoal from pre-Holocene stratum 5, Wonderwerk cave, South Africa / Marion K. Bamford -- chapter 10. Rediscovering the intriguing patrimonies depicted in rock shelters of Iringa, Tanzania / Makarius Peter Itambu -- chapter 11. The effects of global warming on the rock art in the Ukhahlambadrakensberg park world heritage site, South Africa / Alvord Nhundu -- chapter 12. Climate change adaptation and mitigation through agroforestry systems in Wolaita zone, southern highland of Ethiopia / Wondimu Tadiwos Hailesilassie. Discusses climate change impact on both the region of southern Africa, and the nation of South Africa.