1st Edition

Palaeoecology of Africa, volume 16

Edited By J.A. Coetzee, E.M. van Zinderen Bakker Copyright 1984

    This text gives an environmental history of Africa, concentrating on 30 contributions on oceans and ocean margins, the Sahara and West Africa.

    Oceans and ocean margins Late Neogene events of atmospheric and oceanic circulation offshore northwest Africa: High-resolution record from deep-sea sediments, Palynologische Untersuchungen an marinen Sedimenten vor der westafrikanischen Küste, Isotopic and mineralogical records from Late Pleistocene sediments of the North Red Sea, Paleoceanography of the Gulf of Aqaba during the last 150 000 Years, Le Quaternaire margino-littoral béninois (Afrique de l’Ouest): Synthèse des datations au carbone, Les climats et les océans de la region congolaise pendant l’Holocène-Bilans selon les échelles et les méthodes de l’observation, Cadre sédimentologique de la sequence mangrove ? Tanne de la Moka (Baie de la Mondah ? Gabon), Palaeoenvironments of the present day arid south western Africa 30 000-5 000 BP: Results and problems, Aridity along the Namibian coast, Sahara and West Africa, The tropical easterly jet as a cause for intensified aridity in the Sahara, Kenya, Malawi, Southern Africa.


    J.A. Coetzee (Edited by) , E.M. van Zinderen Bakker (Edited by) Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein