deglaciation


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deglaciation

[dē‚glās·ē′ā·shən]
(hydrology)
Exposure of an area from beneath a glacier or ice sheet as a result of shrinkage of the ice by melting.
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After the deglaciation, during the late Pleistocene and Holocene, the southeastern part of the Baltic Sea region (vicinity of Klaipeda) was uplifting due to glacio-isostatic rebound at a rate of up to 6.
These islands belong to the central Scandinavian area of glacioisostatic rebound that has been taking place since the deglaciation.
This general relationship is expected when the dunes date back to deglaciation and are concomitant with dropping lake levels, if sediment supply for the dunes is limited.
Deglaciation of Nova Scotia: Stratigraphy and chronology of lake sediment cores and buried organic sections.
The statement that widespread deglaciation occurred 5,600 years ago should have read 15,600 years ago (47).
The rapid sea level rise was probably due to an event of regional deglaciation.
Washington, June 26 ( ANI ): Researchers suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability threshold; resulting in a nearly complete deglaciation of southern Greenland and raising global sea levels some 4-6 meters.
Bard, 2012: Global warming preceded by increasing carbon dioxide concentrations during the last deglaciation.
2 ka event ) and also during the sequence of abrupt climate changes which preceded the last deglaciation.
MULTITEMPORAL AND MULTIFRACTAL ANALYSIS OF THE PARON RANGE DEGLACIATION IN THE ANDES OF PERU
The daughter of a radiologist and a stay-at-home mom, Singh was 7 when she clinched the state title in March by correctly spelling laterigrade (moving sideways) and deglaciation (the uncovering of land by a disappearing glacier).
The sides discussed necessity to keep environmental balance in Central Asia due to the fact of significant water consumption and deglaciation, and implementation of advanced technologies in melioration and water use.