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Changes in sand fractions of Binggou section and the expansion and contraction of the Tengger Desert during 50-30 ka

Auteurs :
XU, S.-J.
PAN, B.-T.
GAO, H.-S.
CAO, G.-J.
SU, H.

Description :
A transect was projected in the northwest Chinese Loess Plateau to observe spatial changes in sedimentological characteristics of aeolian deposits during the Last Glacial Period. A linear correlation model of sand content and distance was obtained, which was similar to the east of the Chinese Loess Plateau. According to this model, and on the basis of optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating from Binggou section, a detailed and quantificational expansion and contraction for the Tengger Desert was established.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Earth surface processes and landforms, issn : 0197-9337, 2007, vol. 32, n°. 3, p. 475-480, nombre de pages : 6, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 30 ref.

Date :
2007

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, Chichester, Wiley

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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