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Re: New Geologic Epoch
--- Adrienne Mayor <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb:
> On Jan 29, 2008, at 12:22 PM, K and T Dykes wrote:
> <<GAINING GROUND?!? The paper came out this week!
> How can it gain
> ground if it
> hasn't had time to be evaluated!>>
> My post was intended to report, not necessarily
> support the idea.
> The concept and phrase "Anthropocene" is not new;
> it's been discussed
> for some time in the geological and scientific
Crutzen & Stoermer (2000): The Anthropcene. IGBP
Australia has been under significant _Homo sapiens_
influence since 40.000 BC or so. For most of the
world, the Anthropocene is more or less = Holocene.
The more recent cutoff dates are when the process
becomes really conspicuous, not when it starts.
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