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new publications Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspec- Quaternary Climates, Environments and Magnetism tive (Patrick Wu, Ed., 1998, 637 pp., $130.00, paper- (B. Maher and R. Thompson, Eds., 1999, 190 pp., bound, Trans Tech Publications, ISBN 0-87849-810-9). $115.00, hardbound, Cambridge University Press, There has been increasing attention paid to the glacial ISBN 0-521-62417-7). During the past two million epochs of the past, and modern technology is improv- years (the Quaternary period) there have been major ing our knowledge of the associated physical processes climatic changes associated with growth and decay of that have affected climate, sea level, and polar wan- ice sheets. Examination of the properties of magnetic dering. This book contains 31 invited papers, separated grains in sediments, soils, and organisms has contrib- into nine sections that cover such topics as earth de- uted to the understanding of the climate changes, and this formation, dynamics of ice sheets, earth rheology, sea book contains 10 contributed chapters that describe level, earth rotation, glacial isostacy, and post glacial recent developments in this field. The book is aimed at rebound. The book assumes a knowledge of geology research scientists in physical geology and paleoclima- and glaciology and is written for http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Publisher
American Meteorological Society
Copyright
Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
DOI
10.1175/1520-0477-81.4.844a
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Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspec- Quaternary Climates, Environments and Magnetism tive (Patrick Wu, Ed., 1998, 637 pp., $130.00, paper- (B. Maher and R. Thompson, Eds., 1999, 190 pp., bound, Trans Tech Publications, ISBN 0-87849-810-9). $115.00, hardbound, Cambridge University Press, There has been increasing attention paid to the glacial ISBN 0-521-62417-7). During the past two million epochs of the past, and modern technology is improv- years (the Quaternary period) there have been major ing our knowledge of the associated physical processes climatic changes associated with growth and decay of that have affected climate, sea level, and polar wan- ice sheets. Examination of the properties of magnetic dering. This book contains 31 invited papers, separated grains in sediments, soils, and organisms has contrib- into nine sections that cover such topics as earth de- uted to the understanding of the climate changes, and this formation, dynamics of ice sheets, earth rheology, sea book contains 10 contributed chapters that describe level, earth rotation, glacial isostacy, and post glacial recent developments in this field. The book is aimed at rebound. The book assumes a knowledge of geology research scientists in physical geology and paleoclima- and glaciology and is written for

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Apr 1, 2000

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