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Continental shelves during the last glacial cycle

Workshop on IGCP 464 (2005 Vishakhapatnam, India)

Continental shelves during the last glacial cycle

knowledge and applications, 2001-2006, Visakhapatnam 30-31 March 2005.

by Workshop on IGCP 464 (2005 Vishakhapatnam, India)

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Published by Geological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesProceedings volume, Workshop on IGCP 464, Workshop on Continental Shelves
SeriesSpecial publication -- no. 96
ContributionsGeological Survey of India.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23669538M
LC Control Number2009346028

Figure Inferred ice flow pattern of the Fennoscandian and Barents Sea Ice Sheets during Last Glacial Maximum on the Norwegian continental shelf. (Redrawn from Ottesent et al. (), south of Lofoten; Vorren and Laberg , north of Lofoten). Oct 24,  · The last million years are characterized by glacial cycles, a regular alternation of cold and warm periods. It is widely accepted that changes in the concentrations of carbon dioxide and other.

Jan 05,  · Since the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM; about 21, years ago) sea level has risen by meters ( feet), resulting in continental shelf submergence and a massive expansion of the surface area of. Apr 19,  · Abstract [1] Geophysical data from the Antarctic Peninsula continental shelf reveal streamlined subglacial bedforms in a cross-shelf trough. Bedforms exhibit progressive elongation with distance along the trough, and record flow of a paleo-ice stream from the Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet during the last glacial maximum.

While during cold glacial periods continental sources accounted for more than 90% of the total Ca 2+ input, this contribution was highly variable during the remaining glacial periods covarying with the Antarctic warm events. During the Holocene it was less than 50%, but it was significantly higher during the last interglacial frecklesandhoney.com by: The continental shelf would have been exposed to the atmosphere during glaciations because sea level would have been dozens of meters lower at that time True The North American continent was covered by more ice than the South American continent at the height of the Ice Age.


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Continental shelves during the last glacial cycle by Workshop on IGCP 464 (2005 Vishakhapatnam, India) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Quaternary stratigraphical record of the SE Australian continental shelves is dominated by successions that formed in the last glacial cycle, but older, inner-shelf successions have been documented from geographically restricted regions such as the South Australian gulfs, Roe and Coorong coastal plains, and the Bass Strait Islands.

The world's continental shelves are the sites of vast resources of food, energy and minerals, the exploita-tion of which is continuously increasing. Fluctuating global sea levels throughout the Quaternary period produced multiple transgressive and regressive cycles that profoundly affected and shaped these frecklesandhoney.com by: 8.

Abstract. The contiguous continental shelf of the Bohai, Yellow and East China seas has a total area of about ×10 6 km 2 and a width of over km. The basement is tectonically stable and the accumulated thickness of Quaternary sediment is up to m.

During the post-glacial period, the epicontinental shelf received a large influx. This Memoir compiles studies on 23 selected shelves from all the continents, focusing on their evolution and examining the patterns of sedimentation during the past approximately years.

[17] In this study we compile estimates of the amount of carbon stored on exposed continental shelves during the last glacial maximum. Simulated values from vegetation models converge to around Pg C (– Pg C), whereas reconstructions yield slightly lower values (– Pg C) when the same area of exposed shelf is used.

May 19,  · Stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of Richards Island and the eastern Beaufort Continental Shelf during the last glacial‐interglacial cycle Julian B. Murton Corresponding AuthorCited by: Oct 14,  · Minimum atmospheric CO2 levels during glacial intervals were set, in part, by repeated CO2 release from pyrite oxidation on exposed continental shelves, according to a Author: Martin Kölling, Ilham Bouimetarhan, Marshall W.

Bowles, Thomas Felis, Tobias Goldhammer, Kai-Uwe Hin. May 13,  · Abstract. The soluble and insoluble parts of 4 major components (Al, Ca, K and Mg) of the continental dust input over East Antarctica, as well as size, distribution parameters of the insoluble part of this dust, have been studied along an ice core which spanns the last climatic cycle ( kyr).Cited by: During the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) in Greenland (24–16 ka BP; Funder et al., ) ice expanded onto the adjacent continental shelves, although how far the ice sheet extended across the shelf is still a matter of debate in many frecklesandhoney.com by: During this last glacial period there were alternating episodes of glacier advance and retreat.

Within the last glacial period the Last Glacial Maximum was approximately 22, years ago. While the general pattern of global cooling and glacier advance was similar, local differences in the development of glacier advance and retreat make it difficult to compare the details from continent to continent (see.

The 14 C dating of relict corals, from water depths of m, off Karaikal indicates an age of 18 ± years BP, establishing the low sea-level position of the Last Glacial Maximum. The large volume of sediment input from the deltaic system of two major drainages, Krishna and Godavari, has a significant influence on the morphology and sedimentation of the continental shelf.

Jan 01,  · Journals & Books; Help During the last glacial cycle, Past changes in sea level and glacial ice extent on the continental shelves would have moved part or all of the present shelf component of the Labrador Current seaward to the main flow over the continental frecklesandhoney.com by: 6.

This study on the Hong Kong shelf highlights some of the major challenges in the estimation of carbon flux during the last interglacial cycle in stable siliciclastics-dominated continental shelves. During the Holocene and the last interglacial, the Hong Kong shelf was a net carbon frecklesandhoney.com by: 7.

In book: Continental Shelves of the World: Their Evolution During the Last Glacio-Eustatic Cycle, Edition:Chapter: 6, Publisher: The Geological Society of London, Editors: Chiocci FL, Chiva. Get this from a library. Continental shelves of the world: their evolution during the last glacio-eustatic cycle.

[F L Chiocci; A R Chivas;] -- "The world's continental shelves are the sites of vast resources of food, energy and minerals, the exploitation of which is continuously increasing. Fluctuating global sea levels throughout the.

During the last ice age, which reached its peak approximately 18, years ago, global sea level was approximately m below its present position (Figure ) and most of the world’s shelf area was exposed. 1 Terrestrial plants and animals lived on the continental shelf during the Pleistocene 2 ice ages.

The Greenland Ice Sheet during the last glacial cycle: Current ice loss and contribution to sea-level rise from a palaeoclimatic perspective Author links open overlay panel Kristian Vasskog a b Petra M. Langebroek b John T. Andrews c Jan Even frecklesandhoney.com by: The Laurentide Ice Sheet was a massive sheet of ice that covered millions of square kilometers, including most of Canada and a large portion of the Northern United States, multiple times during the Quaternary glacial epochs, from ± million years ago to the present.

The last advance covered most of northern North America between c. 95, and c. 20, years before the present day. Considerable uncertainty surrounds the extent and timing of the advance and retreat of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) on the continental shelf bordering Baffin Bay during the last glacial cycle.

Here we use marine geophysical and geological data to show that fast-flowing ice sheet outlets, including the ancestral Jakobshavn Isbræ, expanded several hundred kilometers to the shelf edge during. Jul 29,  · Sundaland is a bio-geographical region of Southeastern Asia which encompasses the Sunda shelf, the part of the Asian continental shelf that was exposed during the last Ice Age.

The last glacial. It has long been known that mountain glaciers and continental ice sheets around the globe reached their respective maximum extent at different times during the last glacial cycle, often well Author: Yusuke Yokoyama.Considerable uncertainty surrounds the extent and timing of the advance and retreat of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) on the continental shelf bordering Baffin Bay during the last glacial frecklesandhoney.com by: Jan 01,  · The Argentine continental shelf is one of the largest and smoothest siliciclastic shelves in the world.

Although it is largely emplaced in a passive continental margin, the southernmost regions are related to transcurrent and active margins respectively associated with the Malvinas Plateau and Scotia Arc. Sea-level fluctuations, sediment dynamics and climatic/oceanographic processes were the Cited by: 9.