(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2010)

Document title

The impact of climate change on the Neolithic cultures of Gansu-Qinghai region during the late Holocene Megathermal

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LIU F. (1 2 3) ; ZHANG Y. (3) ; FENG Z. (4) ; HOU G. (2) ; ZHOU Q. (2) ; ZHANG H. (2) ;
(1) School of Geography, Normal Univ., Beijing, CHINE
(2) School of Life and Geographic Science, Qinghai Normal Univ., Xining, CHINE
(3) Inst. of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Beijing, CHINE
(4) Key Lab. of Western China's Environmental Systems, Univ., Lanzhou, CHINE


This study is based on a comparative analysis of the environmental evolution information recorded in the Qinghai Lake, the western edge of the Loess Plateau and Zoige and the spatial distribution of Neolithic sites of the Gansu-Qinghai region. Results and discussion. The climate change in the early, middle and late periods of the Holocene Megathermal was consistent which the development of Neolithic cultures in the Gansu-Qinghai region, which well explains the evolution of man-land relationship in the Neolithic age


Article of periodic

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

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2010, vol. 20, no3 [pp. 417-430]

Bibliographic references : 2,5 p.

Collation : 6 fig., 2 tabl.



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