By Juan Federico Ponce,Marilén Fernández
This e-book is the results of ten years’ of clinical examine conducted via the authors on Isla de los Estados. The learn contains their doctoral thesis and lots of released medical papers regarding the island.
The ebook is split into significant components. the 1st half covers assorted social and usual elements of this distant island and contains chapters at the medical and old heritage, physiography with topographical and hydrographical descriptions, weather and oceanographic flow, plants and geology (including stratigraphy, structural geology and geological history).
The moment half contains a reconstruction of the paleoenvironmental, paleoclimatic and paleogeographic heritage of the island from the final Glacial greatest to the current, correlating with different paleoecological documents from the southern a part of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia. This moment half additionally features a geomorphological bankruptcy with a characterization of the central erosive glacial landforms on Isla de los Estados developed through morphometric research, inventories, maps, paleogeographic and glacial versions, and a paleoecological bankruptcy comparing the palaeoenvironment and palaeoclimatic stipulations that prevailed in the course of the past due Pleistocene-Holocene instances in keeping with pollen and diatom research from 3 14C-dated peat bathrooms and lakes. ultimately, the ebook concludes with a assessment of the island’s archaeology and the connection among the palaeoenvironmental background and human profession of this island.
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Climatic and Environmental History of Isla de los Estados, Argentina (SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences) by Juan Federico Ponce,Marilén Fernández