climatic fluctuations

климатические колебания

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Climatic Research Unit — The Hubert Lamb Building, University of East Anglia, where the Climatic Research Unit is based The Climatic Research Unit (CRU) is a component of the University of East Anglia and is one of the leading institutions concerned with the study of… …   Wikipedia

  • climatic — climactic, climatic, climacteric Climactic means ‘forming a climax’ and is a favourite word of sports reporters and theatre critics • (I pleasurably recall the climactic, closing minutes of the first act Evening Standard, 2006) climatic means… …   Modern English usage

  • Holocene climatic optimum — The Holocene Climate Optimum (HCO) was a warm period during roughly the interval 9,000 to 5,000 years B.P.. This event has also been known by many other names, including: Hypsithermal, Altithermal, Climatic Optimum, Holocene Optimum, Holocene… …   Wikipedia

  • glacier — glaciered, adj. /glay sheuhr/, n. an extended mass of ice formed from snow falling and accumulating over the years and moving very slowly, either descending from high mountains, as in valley glaciers, or moving outward from centers of… …   Universalium

  • East African lakes — ▪ lake system, East Africa Introduction  group of lakes in East Africa (eastern Africa). The majority of the East African lakes lie within the East African Rift System, which forms a part of a series of gigantic fissures in the Earth s crust… …   Universalium

  • Little Ice Age — The reconstructed depth of the Little Ice Age varies between different studies (anomalies shown are from the 1950–80 reference period). The Little Ice Age (LIA) was a period of cooling that occurred after the Medieval Warm Period (Medieval… …   Wikipedia

  • Temperature record — For extreme records instead of records as a set of data, see Temperature extremes For instrument derived temperature records, see Instrumental temperature record …   Wikipedia

  • Cryosphere — Overview of the Cryosphere and its larger components, from the UN Environment Programme Global Outlook for Ice and Snow. The cryosphere (from the Greek κρύος cryos cold , frost or ice ) is the term which collectively describes the portions of the …   Wikipedia

  • Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …   Universalium

  • tropical rainforest — Introduction also spelled  tropical rain forest        luxuriant forest, generally composed of broad leaved trees and found in wet tropical uplands and lowlands around the Equator.  Rainforests are vegetation types dominated by broad leaved trees …   Universalium

  • temperate forest — ▪ ecology Introduction  vegetation type with a more or less continuous canopy of broad leaved trees. Such forests occur between approximately 25° and 50° latitude in both hemispheres (seeFigure 1 >). Toward the polar regions they grade into… …   Universalium

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