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Thematic special issues from e-journals which the Library provides offsite access to for Fellows using 'Athens' logins are listed below. Open Access special issues which require no passwords are also listed.


SedimentologyCarbonite contourites and drifts

Sedimentology vol.66 no.4 Pages 1163-1448 (June 2019)
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This special issue contains 11 papers on carbonite contourites and drifts in the Bahamas, Italy, the Maldives, and the Mozambique Channel. There are also papers on the evolution of carbonate and countourite structures, palaeoceanographic changes, aeolian dust, carbon isotopic values, and ichnology.

Quaternary internationalClimate change and human-environment interaction from Neolithic to historical times

Quaternary international vol.516 Pages 1-214 (20 May 2019)
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This special issue arose from a session organized by the Commission on Environment Evolution of the International Geographical Union under the framework of the 33rd International Geographical Congress held in Beijing (PR China) in August, 2016. This volume is focused on multi-disciplinary studies of landscape evolution, climate dynamics and human activity in different regions of the world during the postglacial period.

BoreasNorthern Eurasian lakes - late Quaternary glaciation and climate history

Boreas vol.48 no.2 Pages 269-533 (April 2019)
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The 17 papers of this special issue present palaeoenvironmental results from different locations, age ranges and methods. These cover northeastern Greenland, northern Scandinavia and various regions in Russia.

Quaternary science reviewsNeanderthals: ecology and evolution

Quaternary science reviews vol.217 Pages 1-340 (1 August 2019)
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This volume focuses on aspects of the origins of Neanderthals, their evolution, ethology and also their disappearance as a fossil entity.

Journal of vertebrate paleontologyAuroraceratops rugosus (Ornithischia, Ceratopsia) from the Early Cretaceous of northwestern Gansu Province, China

Journal of vertebrate paleontology vol.38 Memoir 18 Pages 1-147 (2018)
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This volume aims to provide comprehensive and precise anatomical descriptions of Auroraceratops rugosus, geologically characterize and date the Yujingzi Basin, and explain the taphonomic processes that led to the preservation of Auroraceratops in this unit.

Precambrian researchDyke swarms: keys for Precambrian paleogeographic reconstruction

Precambrian research vol.329 Pages 1-294 (August 2019)
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Papers derived from the Seventh International Dyke Conference (IDC7), which was held in Beijing between August 18–20, 2016.

Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of EdinburghEarth surface processes and environmental sustainability in China

Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh vol.109 no.3-4 Pages 373-509 (June 2019)
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This special issue focuses on earth surface processes and environmental sustainability in China. The study areas include the Loess Plateau, the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau in the northwest of China and the industrialised region in East and South China. The topics cover field survey methods, model development and comprehensive regional evaluation. It also includes the examination of a range of surface processes and regional sustainability issues such as soil moisture, soil conservation, vegetation restoration, heavy metal pollution and microbial processes.

Quaternary internationalAdvances in data quantification and application of high resolution XRF core scanners

Quaternary international vol.514 Pages 1-204 (30 April 2019)
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This special issue aims to demonstrate the capability and flexibility of XRF Core scanners in Quaternary studies and to broaden the insights of users and potential users of this technology regardless of the type of XRF-CS used.