Glacial cycles and Palaeolithic adaptive variability on China ’ s Western Loess Plateau

Intensive research on China’s Western Loess Plateau has located 63 Palaeolithic deposits, which together allow the authors to present a general model of hominin occupation from 80 000 to 18 000 years ago. Tools, subsistence and settlement correlate nicely with the climate: the warm wet MIS3 seeing expansion and more organised acquisition of quartz, and the… CONTINUE READING