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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1991)

Document title

The uplift of the Karakorum-Kunlun mountains and its impact on environmental changes

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ZHANG QUINGSONG ; LI BINGYUAN ;

Abstract

Due to the intense uplifting, climate over the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibetan) Plateau has been changed significantly which has exerted great impact on the development of glaciations, loess deposition, interior lakes and drainage system etc. Late Pleistocene was a very important stage for the climatic and environmental changes in the Karakorum and Kunlun Mts. and their adjacent areas where an arid process which started from the last glacial maximum (LGM) is still going on

Source

Article of periodic

published at : The Journal of Chinese geography / ISSN 0218-1444

Editor : Guoji Translation and Publishing, Singapore - SINGAPOUR (1990- 2000)

Millesime : 1991, vol. 2, no1 [pp. 16-28]

Bibliographic references : 25 réf.

Language

Anglais

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