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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2003)

Document title

The Quaternary faunas and climatic fluctuation in the tropical zone of China

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HUANG Z. ; ZHANG W. ;

Abstract

About 70 examples of Quaternary fauna in China's tropics are enumerated in this paper. Of which about 40% of the examples can be found even in cooling stages, showing the smaller amplitude of climatic fluctuation during Quaternary. According to the temporal and spatial distribution of tropical faunas, the following characteristics of climate variation can be evidenced : 2 main cycles in Early Pleistocene, 3 main cycles in Middle Pleistocene, 2 main cycles in Early Pleistocene, 2 main cycles in Late Pleistocene and Holocene Megathermal

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Journal of geographical sciences. Acta geographica sinica / ISSN 1009-637X

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2003, vol. 13, no4 [pp. 488-497]

Bibliographic references : 35 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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