anathermal

anathermal

[‚an·ə′thər·məl]
(geology)
A period of time between the age of other strata or units of reference in which the temperature is increasing.
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1994) of ancient rice at Jiahu in Henan province not only pushed the history of rice agriculture in the Huai River region back to 9000 BP, but also indicated the existence of an agricultural tradition of rice cultivation in the region from the beginning of the Holocene Anathermal until the end of the Holocene megathermal.