Environmental change and cultural response around 4200 cal. yr BP in the Yishu River Basin, Shandong

@article{Gao2007EnvironmentalCA,
  title={Environmental change and cultural response around 4200 cal. yr BP in the Yishu River Basin, Shandong},
  author={Huazhong Gao and Cheng Zhu and Weifeng Xu},
  journal={Journal of Geographical Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={285-292}
}
Neolithic culture series in the Yishu River Basin developed in the order of Beixin culture-Dawenkou culture-Longshan culture-Yueshi culture. During the early and middle stage of Longshan culture (4600–4300 cal. yr BP), the climate in the Yishu River Basin was warm and wet. Paddy-oriented agriculture planted paddy was very developed. The society was flourishing with great amount of archaeological sites. The cooling starting in 4200 cal. yr BP made the paddies shortfall in output or even no seeds… 

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