(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1998)

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Periglacial research in Africa : past, present and future

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A brief historical overview of research outputs and approaches is presented for the respective African regions. Potential future quantitative periglacial research needs and approaches identified for Africa include : the examination of active periglacial processes, the identification of landforms and ground-ice forms, the potential for environmental change and the palaeoenvironmental reconstruction, and the application of periglacial studies. It is concluded that Africa has considerable potential in future global periglacial research


Article of periodic

published at : Progress in physical geography / ISSN 0309-1333 / CODEN PPGEEC

Editor : Sage Publications, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 1998, vol. 22, no3 [pp. 375-384]

Bibliographic references : 48 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 14648 A

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