• Geography
  • Published 1986

Late Quaternary environments of central Mexico : a diatom record

@inproceedings{Metcalfe1986LateQE,
  title={Late Quaternary environments of central Mexico : a diatom record},
  author={Sarah Elizabeth Metcalfe},
  year={1986}
}
The nature and extent of environmental change over the Late Quaternary in Central Mexico is still uncertain. This study addresses the problem through an investigation of subfossil diatom assemblages in lacustrine sediments. As some doubt has been cast upon the reality of climatic change in Mexico, the variations in climate experienced over the archaeological and historical periods are described and possible explanations put forward in terms of the mechanisms of the present-day climate. The… CONTINUE READING