Quaternary science

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Quaternary science is an inter-disciplinary field of study focusing on the Quaternary period, which encompasses the last 2.6 million years. The field studies the last ice age and the recent interstadial the Holocene and uses proxy evidence to reconstruct the past environments during this period to infer the climatic and environmental changes that have occurred.

See also

  • International Union for Quaternary Research
  • Palynology
  • 100,000-year problem
  • Geochronology
  • Journal of Quaternary Science

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