Natural Environmental Change: The Last 3 Million Years

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1.1 The relationships between the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere 1
1.2 The succession of European ice ages as determined by Penck and Brückner in 1909 5
1.3 William Morris Davis’ cycle of erosion 8
1.4 The major components and interrelationships in ecosystems 10
2.1 The structure of the Earth 16
2.2 The major environmental changes that have occurred throughout Earth history 19
2.3 Periods of biotic extinction throughout geological time 23
2.4 Correlations between various Quaternary sequences in the Northern Hemisphere 26-7
3.1 An oxygen isotope record for the last 2.6×106 years 36
3.2 The relationships between oxygen isotope stratigraphy, terminations, and alkenone stratigraphy 37
3.3 Examples of foraminifera (greatly magnified) 38
3.4 Examples of diatoms (greatly magnified) 40
3.5 Examples of radiolarians (greatly magnified) 41
3.6 Examples of coccolithophores (greatly magnified) 42
3.7 The reconstruction of sea-surface temperatures in August for the last glacial maximum c. 18K years BP (A) in relation to those of the present day (B) 48
4.1 The location of major ice-core sites 51
4.2 The oxygen isotope record of the Vostok ice core, Antarctica 52
4.3 The oxygen isotope records of the GRIP and GISP2 (Greenland) ice cores 53
4.4 The deuterium record from the Vostok ice core, Antarctica 53
4.5 The carbon dioxide and methane records from the Vostok ice core, Antarctica and the methane record from the GISP2 and GRIP (Greenland) ice cores 54
4.6 The concentrations of sodium and aluminium in the Vostok ice core, Antarctica 55
4.7 The record of beryllium (10Be) from the Vostok ice core, Antarctica 56

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