The history and development of Quaternary Science in South Africa

  title={The history and development of Quaternary Science in South Africa},
  author={Michael E. Meadows and Jemma M. Finch},
  journal={South African Geographical Journal},
  pages={472 - 482}
  • M. Meadows, J. Finch
  • Published 18 July 2016
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • South African Geographical Journal
Abstract Research in Quaternary Science in South Africa has developed rapidly over recent decades, growing into a strongly interdisciplinary and increasingly applied science. A historical overview of the discipline is provided, outlining its roots and placing the first studies in southern Africa in context, highlighting the contributions of pioneering researchers within the field here. The inherent methodological difficulties of working in a semi-arid environment have promoted the application… 
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