Late Quaternary research in southern Africa: progress, challenges and future trajectories

  title={Late Quaternary research in southern Africa: progress, challenges and future trajectories},
  author={Jennifer M. Fitchett and Stefan W. Grab and Marion K. Bamford and Anson W. Mackay},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa},
  pages={280 - 293}
Southern African late Quaternary research has developed rapidly during recent decades, with an increase in the range of proxies used, the inclusion of new field sites, and increased international collaboration and skills transfer. This has enabled recent meta-studies into the synoptic drivers of palaeoenvironmental shifts across the region, and of spatial variability in climatic and environmental changes. Expanded research has also highlighted uncertainties in the understanding of southern… 
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