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Document title

Holocene loess and its deposition dynamics in the upper reaches of the Huaihe River

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HE Z. (1) ; HUANG C. (2) ; ZHENG H. (1) ; ZHOU J. (3) ; PANG J. (2) ; LI X. (4) ; WANG L. (2) ;
(1) Inst. of Surficial Geochemistry, School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Univ., Nanjing, CHINE
(2) College of Tourism and Environment, Shaanxi Normal Univ., Xi'an, CHINE
(3) Inst. for Soil and Water Conservation, CAS, Shaanxi, Yangling, CHINE
(4) Inst. of Geography & Limnology, CAS, Nanjing, CHINE

Abstract

This paper aims to explore the pedogenic process, dust source, and transport dynamics of the loess-soil sequences in the upper reaches of the Huaihe River, based on comparison of the geographical setting, magnetic susceptibility, grain size between the upper reaches of the Huaihe River and the Loess Plateau. The loess in the upper reaches of the Huaihe River was a wind blown deposition of near source, while the coarser dust mainly came from loose alluvial deposits of alluvial and proluvial fans of the Yellow River. The yielding and carrying dynamics of the dust in the Huaihe River is the northeast wind prevails in the winter half year

Source

Article of periodic

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

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2011, vol. 21, no3 [pp. 561-573]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 6 fig., 4 tabl.

Language

Anglais

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1007/s11442-011-0864-3

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