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Late Quaternary Environmental Change in North-West Europe : Excavations at Holywell Coombe, South-East England : Geological Conservation Review Series - R. Preece

Late Quaternary Environmental Change in North-West Europe : Excavations at Holywell Coombe, South-East England

Geological Conservation Review Series

By: R. Preece (Editor), D.R. Bridgland (Editor)

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This is the most detailed and comprehensive study available of a late-glacial to modern-day terrestrial sequence. The book studies geological rescue excavations arising from the construction of the Channel Tunnel.

List of contributors
Preface
English abstract
French abstract
Acknowledgements
Introductionp. 1
Environmental Backgroundp. 15
The Geologyp. 31
Stratigraphical investigationsp. 33
Sedimentological investigationsp. 69
Radiocarbon Datingp. 107
Biostratigraphy and Palaeoecologyp. 121
Palaeobotanyp. 123
Fungal spores and other microfossilsp. 149
Molluscap. 158
Insectsp. 213
Mitesp. 234
Ostracodap. 242
Vertebratesp. 254
The Prehistory of Holywell Coombep. 261
Present-day Ecology of the Folkestone Escarpmentp. 315
Synthesisp. 359
Referencesp. 383
Indexp. 405
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ISBN: 9780412832307
ISBN-10: 0412832305
Series: Geological Conservation Review Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 425
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.39