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Evolution and variability of the Asian monsoon system: state of the art and outstanding issues.
The Asian monsoon is comprised of the Indian and East Asian subsystems. These two components are linked to one another in varying degrees by regions of strong sensible heating (Indo-Asian landmass)Expand
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History of vegetation and habitat change in the Austral-Asian region
Over 1000 marine and terrestrial pollen diagrams and Some hundreds of vertebrate faunal sequences have been studied in the Austral-Asian region bisected by the PEPII transect, from the Russian arcticExpand
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The Southern Conifer Family Araucariaceae: History, Status, and Value for Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction
▪ Abstract The Araucariaceae are important to biogeography because they have an ancient origin and are a distinctive and sometimes dominant component of southern hemisphere forest communities. ThisExpand
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A complete pollen record of the last 230 ka from Lynch's Crater, north-eastern Australia
Abstract Recent drilling eventually reached to the base of the sediments of Lynch's Crater on the Atherton Tableland within the humid tropics of north-eastern Australia. This paper incorporatesExpand
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A Late Pleistocene and Holocene pollen and charcoal record from peat swamp forest, Lake Sentarum Wildlife Reserve, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Abstract A preliminary palynological record is presented from a peat swamp forest in the Upper Kapuas River Basin in West Kalimantan. Although the record is discontinuous, it provides a picture ofExpand
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Late Quaternary fire regimes of Australasia
We have compiled 223 sedimentary charcoal records from Australasia in order to examine the temporal and spatial variability of fire regimes during the Late Quaternary. While some of these recordsExpand
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Causes and consequences of long-term climatic variability on the Australian continent
1. Ice-volume forced glacial-interglacial cyclicity is the major cause of global climate variation within the late Quaternary period. Within the Australian region, this variation is expressedExpand
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The last glacial cycle from the humid tropics of northeastern Australia: comparison of a terrestrial and a marine record
A detailed pollen record from the Ocean Drilling Program Site 820 core, located on the upper part of the continental slope off the coast of northeast Queensland, was constructed to compare with theExpand
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Predictability of biomass burning in response to climate changes
Climate is an important control on biomass burning, but the sensitivity of fire to changes in temperature and moisture balance has not been quantified. We analyze sedimentary charcoal records to showExpand
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Glacial and deglacial climatic patterns in Australia and surrounding regions from 35 000 to 10 000 years ago reconstructed from terrestrial and near-shore proxy data
Abstract This study forms part of a wider investigation of late Quaternary environments in the Southern Hemisphere. We here review the terrestrial and near-shore proxy data from Australia, Indonesia,Expand
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