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Ice Ages recent and ancient by A.P. Coleman

By: Coleman, Arthur Philemon [VerfasserIn].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Macmillan 1926Description: XLIII, 296 Seiten Illustrationen.Content type: Text Media type: ohne Hilfsmittel zu benutzen Carrier type: BandSubject(s): Eiszeit | Geologie | ErdeGenre/Form: LehrbuchOther classification: 38.15 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
CONTENTS: INTRODUCTION. - VARIATIONS IN CLIMATE. - LIVING GLACIERS AND THEIR MOTIONS. - HOW GLACIERS SCOUR THEIR VALLEYS. - STRIATED STONES AND BouLDER CLAY. - SEASONALLY BANDED CLAYS. - METAMORPHOSED GLACIAL DEPOSITS. - PART I THE PLEISTOCENE ICE AGE. - CHAPTER I PLEISTOCENE GLACIATION IN NORTH AMERICA. - GENERAL FEATURES. - THE DRIFT. - EXTENT OF PLEISTOCENE GLACIATION. - DIFFERENCES IN CLIMATE DURING THE ICE AGE. - THE CORDILLERAN ICE SHEET. - THE KEEWATIN ICE SHEET. - THE LABRADOREAN ICE SHEET. - CONDITIONS SOUTH OF THE MAIN ICE SHEETS. - INTERGLACIAL PERIODS IN AMERICA. - TORONTO AND MOOSE RIVER INTERGLACIAL FORMATIONS. - GLACIATION IN GREENLAND. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER II THE ICE AGE IN OTHER REGIONS. - GLACIATION IN ICELAND AND SPITZBERGEN. - GLACIATION OF NORTHERN EUROPE. - THE ICE AGE IN THE ALPS. - THE ICE AGE IN ASIA. - THE ICE AGE IN TROPICAL AND SOUTH TEMPERATE LANDS. - GLACIATION IN ANTARCTICA. - THE SLOPE OF THE SURFACE AND THE THICKNESS OF ICE SHEETS. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER Ill RESULTS OF PLEISTOCENE GLACIATION. - GENERAL CONCLUSIONS. - EFFECTS OF GLACIATION ON LIFE. - PLACES OF REFUGE. - LIFE ON NUNATAKS. - EFFECTS OF ICE SHEETS COMBINED WITH BARRIERS. - ICE SHEETS AND ISOSTASY. - DURATION OF THE PLEISTOCENE ICE AGE. - REFERENCES. - PART II PRE-PLEISTOCENE ICE AGES. - CHAPTER IV CENOZOIC AND MESOZOIC GLACIATION. - PROBABLE TILLITES IN EUROPE. - EOCENE GLACIATION IN NORTH AMERICA. - EOCENE GLACIATION IN ANTARCTICA. - EFFECTS ON LIFE OF THE EOCENE COOLING. - MESOZOIC GLACIATION IN CENTRAL AFRICA. - JURASSIC TILLITES IN NORTH AMERICA. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER V LATE PALÆOZOIC GLACIATION. - INTRODUCTION. - PERMIAN AND CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN EUROPE. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER VI PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN INDIA. - THE TALCHIRS. - THE SALT RANGE TILLITES. - A VISIT TO THE TALCHlRS. - PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS DEPOSITS IN OTHER PARTS OF ASIA. - EXTENT AND CHARACTER OF THE ASIATIC GLACIATION. - EFFECTS ON LIFE OF THE INDIAN GLACIATION. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER VII PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN AFRICA. - INTRODUCTION. - DWYKA TILLITE IN SOUTHERN CAPE COLONY. - THE DWYKA IN NATAL. - THE DWYKA IN TRANSVAAL. - GLACIAL FEATURES NEAR KIMBERLEY. - EXTENT OF SOUTH AFRICAN GLACIATION. - EFFECTS OF GLACIATION ON THE LIFE OF SOUTH AFRICA. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER VIII LATE PALÆOZOIC GLACIATION IN AUSTRALIA. - GENERAL FEATURES. - A GLIMPSE OF THE AUSTRALIAN GLACIAL BEDS. - SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE LATE PALÆOZOIC GLACIATION IN AUSTRALIA. - EFFECTS OF THE GLACIATION ON THE FLORA AND FAUNA. - PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN NEW ZEALAND. - POSSIBLE GLACIATION IN THE MALAY STATES. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER IX PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN SOUTH AMERICA. - INTRODUCTION. - GLACIAL BEDS IN SÃO PAULO, SOUTHERN BRAZIL. - TILLITES IN STATES SOUTHWEST OF SÃO PAULO. - SUGGESTION OF TILLITE IN URUGUAY. - GLACIATION IN SOUTHEASTERN ARGENTINA. - TILLITES NEAR SAN JUAN IN WESTERN ARGENTINA. - GLACIAL CONGLOMERATES IN BOLIVIA. - PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN THE FALKLAND ISLANDS. - AREA AND GENERAL FEATURES OF GLACIATION IN SOUTH AMERICA. - RELATIONS OF THE FLORA AND FAUNA TO GLACIATION. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER X PERMIAN OR CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN NORTH AMERICA. - BOULDER CONGLOMERATES IN NOVA SCOTIA. - A POSSIBLE PERMIAN MORAINE IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND. - THE SQUANTUM TILLITE. - ALASKAN PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS TILLITES. - OTHER POSSIBLE PERMIAN OR CARBONIFEROUS TILLITES. - CORRELATION OF THE LATE PALÆOZOIC GLACIAL DEPOSITS. - EFFECTS ON LIFE OF THE LATE PALÆOZOIC ICE AGE. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER XI MIDDLE AND EARLY PALÆOZOIC GLACIATION. - DEVONIAN GLACIATION. - SILURIAN GLACIATION. - ORDOVICIAN GLACIATION IN EUROPE. - THE LIMESTONE CONGLOMERATE. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER XII GLACIATION AT OR JUST BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE CAMBRIAN. - EARLY CAMBRIAN OR LATE PRE-CAMBRIAN TILLITES IN EUROFE. - EARLY CAMBRIAN OR LATE PRE-CAMBRIAN BOULDER CONGLOMERATES IN NORTH AMERICA. - EARLY CAMBRIAN GLACIATION IN ASIA. - EARLY CAMBRIAN OR LATE PRE-CAMBRIAN TILLITES IN SOUTH AFRICA. - EARLY CAMBRIAN OR LATE PRE-CAMBRIAN TILLITES IN AUSTRALIA. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER XIII GLACIATION IN HURONIAN AND EARLIER TIMES. - HURONIAN TILLITES. - OTHER TILLITES WHICH MAY BE HURONIAN. - TIMISKAMIAN OR SUDBURIAN BOULDER CONGLOMERATES. - SEASONAL BANDING IN TIMISKAMIAN OR SUDBURIAN ROCKS. - THE DORÉ CONGLOMERATE. - THE DARWAR BOULDER CONGLOMERATE OF INDIA. - CONCLUSIONS. - REFERENCES. - PART Ill CAUSES OF GLACIATION. - INTRODUCTION. - FEATURES THAT HAVE TO BE ACCOUNTED FOR. - TYPES OF THEORIES PROPOSED TO ACCOUNT FOR ICE AGES. - CHAPTER XIV GEOLOGICAL THEORIES OF ICE AGES. - THE SUPPOSED COOLING OF THE EARTH. - THEORIES CONNECTED WITH CHANGES OF LEVEL. - THE EFFECTS OF DEPRESSION. - THE SUPPOSED DRIFT OF CONTINENTS. - CHANGES IN OCEAN CURRENTS. - REFERENCES. - CHAPTER XV ATMOSPHERIC AND ASTRONOMIC THEORIES. - ATMOSPHERIC CHANGES AS CAUSES OF GLACIATION. - EFFECTS OF CARBON DIOXIDE. - EFFECTS OF VOLCANIC DUST. - CROLL'S THEORY OF CHANGES OF EXCENTRICITY IN THE EARTH'S ORBIT. - DRAYSON'S THEORY OF CHANGES OF ANGLE OF THE EARTH'S TO THE ECLIPTIC. - SHIFTING OF THE EARTH'S AXIS. - CHANGES IN THE RADIATION OF THE SUN. - CHANGES IN THE TEMPERATURE OF SPACE. - CONCLUSIONS. - REFERENCES. - INDEX TO AUTHORS. - GENERAL INDEX.
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CONTENTS:
INTRODUCTION. -
VARIATIONS IN CLIMATE. -
LIVING GLACIERS AND THEIR MOTIONS. -
HOW GLACIERS SCOUR THEIR VALLEYS. -
STRIATED STONES AND BouLDER CLAY. -
SEASONALLY BANDED CLAYS. -
METAMORPHOSED GLACIAL DEPOSITS. -
PART I THE PLEISTOCENE ICE AGE. -
CHAPTER I PLEISTOCENE GLACIATION IN NORTH AMERICA. -
GENERAL FEATURES. -
THE DRIFT. -
EXTENT OF PLEISTOCENE GLACIATION. -
DIFFERENCES IN CLIMATE DURING THE ICE AGE. -
THE CORDILLERAN ICE SHEET. -
THE KEEWATIN ICE SHEET. -
THE LABRADOREAN ICE SHEET. -
CONDITIONS SOUTH OF THE MAIN ICE SHEETS. -
INTERGLACIAL PERIODS IN AMERICA. -
TORONTO AND MOOSE RIVER INTERGLACIAL FORMATIONS. -
GLACIATION IN GREENLAND. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER II THE ICE AGE IN OTHER REGIONS. -
GLACIATION IN ICELAND AND SPITZBERGEN. -
GLACIATION OF NORTHERN EUROPE. -
THE ICE AGE IN THE ALPS. -
THE ICE AGE IN ASIA. -
THE ICE AGE IN TROPICAL AND SOUTH TEMPERATE LANDS. -
GLACIATION IN ANTARCTICA. -
THE SLOPE OF THE SURFACE AND THE THICKNESS OF ICE SHEETS. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER Ill RESULTS OF PLEISTOCENE GLACIATION. -
GENERAL CONCLUSIONS. -
EFFECTS OF GLACIATION ON LIFE. -
PLACES OF REFUGE. -
LIFE ON NUNATAKS. -
EFFECTS OF ICE SHEETS COMBINED WITH BARRIERS. -
ICE SHEETS AND ISOSTASY. -
DURATION OF THE PLEISTOCENE ICE AGE. -
REFERENCES. -
PART II PRE-PLEISTOCENE ICE AGES. -
CHAPTER IV CENOZOIC AND MESOZOIC GLACIATION. -
PROBABLE TILLITES IN EUROPE. -
EOCENE GLACIATION IN NORTH AMERICA. -
EOCENE GLACIATION IN ANTARCTICA. -
EFFECTS ON LIFE OF THE EOCENE COOLING. -
MESOZOIC GLACIATION IN CENTRAL AFRICA. -
JURASSIC TILLITES IN NORTH AMERICA. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER V LATE PALÆOZOIC GLACIATION. -
INTRODUCTION. -
PERMIAN AND CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN EUROPE. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER VI PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN INDIA. -
THE TALCHIRS. -
THE SALT RANGE TILLITES. -
A VISIT TO THE TALCHlRS. -
PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS DEPOSITS IN OTHER PARTS OF ASIA. -
EXTENT AND CHARACTER OF THE ASIATIC GLACIATION. -
EFFECTS ON LIFE OF THE INDIAN GLACIATION. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER VII PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN AFRICA. -
INTRODUCTION. -
DWYKA TILLITE IN SOUTHERN CAPE COLONY. -
THE DWYKA IN NATAL. -
THE DWYKA IN TRANSVAAL. -
GLACIAL FEATURES NEAR KIMBERLEY. -
EXTENT OF SOUTH AFRICAN GLACIATION. -
EFFECTS OF GLACIATION ON THE LIFE OF SOUTH AFRICA. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER VIII LATE PALÆOZOIC GLACIATION IN AUSTRALIA. -
GENERAL FEATURES. -
A GLIMPSE OF THE AUSTRALIAN GLACIAL BEDS. -
SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE LATE PALÆOZOIC GLACIATION IN AUSTRALIA. -
EFFECTS OF THE GLACIATION ON THE FLORA AND FAUNA. -
PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN NEW ZEALAND. -
POSSIBLE GLACIATION IN THE MALAY STATES. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER IX PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN SOUTH AMERICA. -
INTRODUCTION. -
GLACIAL BEDS IN SÃO PAULO, SOUTHERN BRAZIL. -
TILLITES IN STATES SOUTHWEST OF SÃO PAULO. -
SUGGESTION OF TILLITE IN URUGUAY. -
GLACIATION IN SOUTHEASTERN ARGENTINA. -
TILLITES NEAR SAN JUAN IN WESTERN ARGENTINA. -
GLACIAL CONGLOMERATES IN BOLIVIA. -
PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN THE FALKLAND ISLANDS. -
AREA AND GENERAL FEATURES OF GLACIATION IN SOUTH AMERICA. -
RELATIONS OF THE FLORA AND FAUNA TO GLACIATION. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER X PERMIAN OR CARBONIFEROUS GLACIATION IN NORTH AMERICA. -
BOULDER CONGLOMERATES IN NOVA SCOTIA. -
A POSSIBLE PERMIAN MORAINE IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND. -
THE SQUANTUM TILLITE. -
ALASKAN PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS TILLITES. -
OTHER POSSIBLE PERMIAN OR CARBONIFEROUS TILLITES. -
CORRELATION OF THE LATE PALÆOZOIC GLACIAL DEPOSITS. -
EFFECTS ON LIFE OF THE LATE PALÆOZOIC ICE AGE. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER XI MIDDLE AND EARLY PALÆOZOIC GLACIATION. -
DEVONIAN GLACIATION. -
SILURIAN GLACIATION. -
ORDOVICIAN GLACIATION IN EUROPE. -
THE LIMESTONE CONGLOMERATE. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER XII GLACIATION AT OR JUST BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE CAMBRIAN. -
EARLY CAMBRIAN OR LATE PRE-CAMBRIAN TILLITES IN EUROFE. -
EARLY CAMBRIAN OR LATE PRE-CAMBRIAN BOULDER CONGLOMERATES IN NORTH AMERICA. -
EARLY CAMBRIAN GLACIATION IN ASIA. -
EARLY CAMBRIAN OR LATE PRE-CAMBRIAN TILLITES IN SOUTH AFRICA. -
EARLY CAMBRIAN OR LATE PRE-CAMBRIAN TILLITES IN AUSTRALIA. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER XIII GLACIATION IN HURONIAN AND EARLIER TIMES. -
HURONIAN TILLITES. -
OTHER TILLITES WHICH MAY BE HURONIAN. -
TIMISKAMIAN OR SUDBURIAN BOULDER CONGLOMERATES. -
SEASONAL BANDING IN TIMISKAMIAN OR SUDBURIAN ROCKS. -
THE DORÉ CONGLOMERATE. -
THE DARWAR BOULDER CONGLOMERATE OF INDIA. -
CONCLUSIONS. -
REFERENCES. -
PART Ill CAUSES OF GLACIATION. -
INTRODUCTION. -
FEATURES THAT HAVE TO BE ACCOUNTED FOR. -
TYPES OF THEORIES PROPOSED TO ACCOUNT FOR ICE AGES. -
CHAPTER XIV GEOLOGICAL THEORIES OF ICE AGES. -
THE SUPPOSED COOLING OF THE EARTH. -
THEORIES CONNECTED WITH CHANGES OF LEVEL. -
THE EFFECTS OF DEPRESSION. -
THE SUPPOSED DRIFT OF CONTINENTS. -
CHANGES IN OCEAN CURRENTS. -
REFERENCES. -
CHAPTER XV ATMOSPHERIC AND ASTRONOMIC THEORIES. -
ATMOSPHERIC CHANGES AS CAUSES OF GLACIATION. -
EFFECTS OF CARBON DIOXIDE. -
EFFECTS OF VOLCANIC DUST. -
CROLL'S THEORY OF CHANGES OF EXCENTRICITY IN THE EARTH'S ORBIT. -
DRAYSON'S THEORY OF CHANGES OF ANGLE OF THE EARTH'S TO THE ECLIPTIC. -
SHIFTING OF THE EARTH'S AXIS. -
CHANGES IN THE RADIATION OF THE SUN. -
CHANGES IN THE TEMPERATURE OF SPACE. -
CONCLUSIONS. -
REFERENCES. -
INDEX TO AUTHORS. -
GENERAL INDEX.

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