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Loess record of the Pleistocene-Holocene transition on the northern and central Great Plains, USA

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Loess record of the Pleistocene-Holocene transition on the northern and central Great Plains, USA; 2008; Article; Journal; Quaternary Science Reviews; Mason, J. A.; Miao, X.; Hanson, P. R.; Johnson, W. C.; Jacobs, P. M.; Goble, R. J.

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Various lines of evidence support conflicting interpretations of the timing, abruptness, and nature of climate change in the Great Plains during the Pleistocene-Holocene transition. Loess deposits and paleosols on both the central and northern Great Plains provide a valuable record that can help address these issues. A synthesis of new and previously reported optical and radiocarbon ages indicates that the Brady Soil, which marks the boundary between late Pleistocene Peoria Loess and Holocene Bignell Loess, began forming after a reduction in the rate of Peoria Loess accumulation that most likely occurred between 13.5 and 15 cal ka. Brady Soil formation spanned all or part of the B??lling-Aller??d episode (approximately 14.7-12.9 cal [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.07.004
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