Climate Change and Human Occupation in Denmark and Syria

Niels Schrøder, Gitte Jensen, Magnus Limborg, Jens Siggaard

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftKonferenceabstrakt i tidsskriftForskning

Resumé

Nye sedimentundersøgelser (og dateringer) fra Lejre -Roskilde området og fra Yarbrud i Syrien  understøtter ideen om at ændringer i  beboelsen i områderne er initieret af klimaændringer
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftQuaternary International
Vol/bind167-168
Udgave nummerSupplement 1
Sider (fra-til)369
Antal sider1
ISSN1040-6182
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2007
BegivenhedXVII INQUA Congress - Cairns, Queensland, Australien
Varighed: 28 jul. 20073 aug. 2007

Konference

KonferenceXVII INQUA Congress
LandAustralien
ByCairns, Queensland
Periode28/07/200703/08/2007

Emneord

  • Dansgaard/Oescher events
  • Holocene
  • hydrologi
  • monsun
  • NAO
  • arkæologi

Citer dette

Schrøder, Niels ; Jensen, Gitte ; Limborg, Magnus ; Siggaard, Jens. / Climate Change and Human Occupation in Denmark and Syria. I: Quaternary International. 2007 ; Bind 167-168, Nr. Supplement 1. s. 369.
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Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftKonferenceabstrakt i tidsskriftForskning

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