Palynology and its application to geomorphology

Moss, Patrick T. (2013). Palynology and its application to geomorphology. In John F. Shroder, A. D. Switzer and D. M. Kennedy (Ed.), Treatise on geomorphology (pp. 315-325) San Diego, CA, United States: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-374739-6.00395-X


Author Moss, Patrick T.
Title of chapter Palynology and its application to geomorphology
Title of book Treatise on geomorphology
Place of Publication San Diego, CA, United States
Publisher Academic Press
Publication Year 2013
Sub-type Chapter in textbook
DOI 10.1016/B978-0-12-374739-6.00395-X
ISBN 9780123983534
Editor John F. Shroder
A. D. Switzer
D. M. Kennedy
Volume number 14
Chapter number 14.26
Start page 315
End page 325
Total pages 11
Total chapters 325
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Pollen analysis can provide a number of valuable applications to a geomorphological context, which include providing both relative and absolute age control; significant environmental data in terms of past climates and depositional environments; and information on impacts of people on landforms and geomorphological processes. This chapter provides an overview of these applications, as well as a detailed examination of palynological laboratory techniques, pollen identification/counting, and the production/interpretation of pollen diagrams.
Keyword Age control
Charcoal counting methods
Depositional environments
Environmental palynology
Human impacts
Laboratory techniques
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

 
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