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Epilogue

Epilogue  

Jamie Woodward

in The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779671
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199580699.003.0011
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199580699
Big bones and boulder clay were the staples of 19th-century ice age research, but microfossils and isotopes came to dominate 20th-century research. The Milankovitch revival and the ... More
8. Human-made rocks

8. Human-made rocks  

Jan Zalasiewicz

in Rocks: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792588
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725190.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198725190
As minerals have evolved, so have the rocks that they make up. ‘Human-made rocks’ explains that we are entering a remarkable new phase of history that is of planetary—and perhaps ... More
3. Liquid histories

3. Liquid histories  

Nick Middleton

in Rivers: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777974
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588671.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199588671
Rivers are ‘Liquid histories’ in the way that they reflect life. They benefit us by providing food, water for domestic, industrial, and agricultural uses, and energy to facilitate trade and ... More
6. Oikos

6. Oikos  

Erle C. Ellis

in Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191834738
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198792987.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198792987
Human reshaping of ecology has been driving the Anthropocene transition since its very first beginnings. ‘Oikos’ explains that the Anthropocene poses even greater challenges for those ... More
3. Geologic time

3. Geologic time  

Erle C. Ellis

in Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
Published Online: 
Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191834738
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198792987.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198792987
If we are to understand the case both for and against recognizing the Anthropocene as an interval of geologic time, a basic understanding of the science of stratigraphy and how the Geologic ... More

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