Eemian Interglacial

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Eemian Interglacial

 

(from Eems, the Dutch name for the Ems River of the North Sea basin), the interglacial that separates the Saale (Riss) glacial from the Vistula (Würm) glacial in Western Europe. The Eemian interglacial occurred 120,000–130,000 years ago; it corresponds to the Mikulino interglacial in the European part of the USSR [seeANTHROPOGENIC SYSTEM (PERIOD)].

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This completed the first season of the international drilling project NEEM (North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling) in north-western Greenland.
Drilling will start in northern Greenland during the summer in an international project involving researchers from 18 countries to extract ice cores covering the Eemian Period.
The percentage of Alnus (4-12%), Picea (8-17%), Ulmus, Tilia, Populus, Fraxinus, and Corylus pollen (QM--up to 7%) was rather high, indicating the redeposition phenomena, obviously from the Eemian deposits, whose outcrops are located on the islands of Prangli and Uhtju in the Gulf of Finland.
The majority of these seismite-type structures were formed during the late glacial and Holocene periods, and several of them are related to the middle Pleistocene, Eemian interglacial and early Weichselian strata (Bitinas & Lazauskiene 2011; Bitinas 2012; Van Loon & Pisarska-Jamrozy 2014; Van Loon et al.
com/the-last-time-earth-was-this-hot-hippos-lived-in-britain-thats-130-000-years-ago-53398) Eemian interglacial period some 115,000 years ago.
Taphonomy in the light of intrinsic shell properties and life habits: marine bivalves from the Eemian of northern Russia.
at 13 ("Warming of 1[degrees]C relative to 1880-1920 keeps global temperature close to the Holocene range, but warming of 2[degrees]C, to at least the Eemian level, could cause major dislocations for civilization.
To understand more concretely what effects Global Warming may have on life on Earth, Stager takes us back to the Eemian Interglacial, the most recent episode of Global Warming.
It was created during the Eemian period, when temperatures were 3-5C warmer than they are today, when Stone Age hunter gatherers had spread from Africa to the Middle East and animals such as the hippopotamus were roaming in what is now the Thames estuary.