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Late Cenozoic of Península Valdés, Patagonia, Argentina


Late Cenozoic of Península Valdés, Patagonia, Argentina

An Interdisciplinary Approach
Springer Earth System Sciences

von: Pablo Bouza, Andrés Bilmes

154,69 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 09.01.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9783319485089
Sprache: englisch

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This book presents extensive and new information on the Cenozoic marine and continental systems of one of the most important World Heritage sites of Southern South America: The Península Valdés. Using an interdisciplinary approach, that includes geological, biological and archeological perspectives of more than 30 specialists, an integrated description and analysis of the Cenozoic environments of the study region is presented. The volume brings together an update of the geology, climate, geomorphology, soils, biodiversity, archeology and human impact of the Península Valdés. The scope of this book extends to any natural science researcher of the world interested on the Cenozoic history of the Península Valdés.
1. Geotectonic setting and geological controls over the Cenozoic record.- 2. Geology and Stratigraphy.- 3. Present climate within a regional framework.- 4. Late Cenozoic landforms and landscape evolution.- 5. Soil landscapes: pedogenic processes and soil-geomorphic relationships.- 6. Vegetation: hotspots for conservation.- 7. Diversity and ecological interactions.- 8. Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Miocene transgressions: sedimentary andpaleontological approaches.- 9. Coastal Quaternary morphodynamics.- 10. Groundwater resources.- 11. Archaeology.- 12. The Antropocene: soil degradation processes an spatially explicit assessment.
This book presents extensive and new information on the Cenozoic marine and continental systems of one of the most important world heritage sites of Southern South America: The Península Valdés. From an interdisciplinary approach, that includes geological, biological and archeological perspectives of more than 30 specialists, an integrated description and analysis of the Cenozoic environments of the study region is carried on. The volume brings together an update of the geology, climate, geomorphology, soils, biodiversity, archeology and human impact of the Península Valdés. The scope of this book extends to any natural science researcher of the world interested on the Cenozoic history of the Península Valdés.
Broadens understanding of one of the most important World Heritage sites of Southern South AmericaSupports further learning based on an interdisciplinary approach, that includes geological, biological and archeological perspectivesEnables readers to gain a detailed overview of the geology, climate, geomorphology, soils, biodiversity, archeology and human impact of the Península Valdés

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