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Special issues - September 2019

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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.

Rock mechanics and rock engineeringRock mechanics advances in China coal mining

Rock mechanics and rock engineering vol.52 issue 8 Pages 2491-2898 (August 2019)
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This special issue contains papers on ground control, coal breaking, strata mechanics, coal seam gas seepage, spontaneous coal combustion in gob, water inundation/overflow, and fundamentals in the development of a new rock bolting system research apparatus and numerical modelling.

Quaternary internationalClimate change, Yellow River dynamics and human civilization in Central Plains of China

Quaternary international vol.521 Pages 1-194 (30 June 2019)
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The 20 papers included in this special issue are derived from the 10th High-End Forum of Yellow River Studies held in 2018. These papers cover, (1) archaeological cultures, (2) river dynamics, and (3) changes of climate.

Quaternary internationalThe 3rd ASQUA Conference (Part II)

Quaternary international vol.519 Pages 1-282 (10 June 2019)
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This special issue is derived from the 3rd Asian Association for Quaternary Research Conference and presents 27 papers focusing on diverse Quaternary studies that contribute to our understanding of natural and anthropogenic factors of palaeo and modern environments, as well as the history of civilizations in East Asia. Like Part I (Quaternary International vol. 503), it also highlights initial findings covering the high- and low-latitude East Eurasian continents and marginal seas.

Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of EdinburghAdvances in Scottish Quaternary studies

Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh vol.110 no.1-2 Pages 1-278 (March 2019)
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This special issue examines the advances in Quaternary science in Scotland over the last 25 years. It comprises a collection of invited papers that review the main developments in our understanding of landscape evolution and environmental history during the Quaternary and set out the authors' perspectives on future research directions and challenges.