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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2003)

Document title

High-mountain valley floors evolution during regression of alpine glaciers in the Massif des Ecrins, France

published at : Extreme events and the transformation of landscape

Abstract

The age of recent glacial, glacifluvial/fluvial forms is determined using lichenomeric dating in 2 Alpine valleys of the Massif des Ecrins. A lichen growth-curve is based on data from natural sites, such as boulder-fields, moraine ridges etc. of known age on recently deglaciated terrain. Analysis of the systems of terraces and paleochannels of the proglacial rivers supported by lichenometric dating allows 3 periods of intensified fluvial activity to be distinguished for the Little Ice Age

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Geographia polonica / ISSN 0016-7282 / CODEN GGPLAE

Editor : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warszawa - POLOGNE (1964)

Millesime : 2003, vol. 76, no 2 [pp. 65-87]

Bibliographic references : 9 ref.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 12059

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