DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1140.2013.06129

Marine Geology & Quaternary Geology (海洋地质与第四纪地质杂志) 2013/33:6 PP.129-137


The Longshan period(5.0~4.0kaBP)is a key period for generation and development of the Chinese civilization.However,the climatic background of this period remains in dilemma.In this paper,based on historical documents,archaeological evidence,and high-resolution natural records reported during the past few decades,the climatic change during Longshan epoch was reconstructed following synthesis method recommended by IGBP.Our results indicate that the Longshang Epoch was not a uniform warm period as traditional researches suggested.It could be further divided into the early-middle Longshan Warm Period(5.0~4.5kaBP),middle-late Longshan Cold Period(4.5~4.0kaBP),and a pronounced cooling event by the end of the Longshan period(4.2~4.0kaBP).The reconstructed climatic changes of the Longshan period are well correlated with the climatic records in the other parts of the world,indicating that it is at least a semi-sphere phenomenon.

Key words:Longshan Period(5.0~4.0kaBP),Middle-Late Longshan Cold Period,climate reconstruction,synthesis method

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