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adjective fresh, lately, new, newly arrived, not long past, novel, of recent occurrence, up-to-date
Associated concepts: in recent memory, recent possession, recently
See also: current, novel, present
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Global temperatures have risen almost 1 degree Celsius in the last century, placing them at the Holocene boundary.
The dating of the shell adze from Ilin has confirmed manufacture of these implements during the Middle Holocene in the Philippines.
1974), with the calibration of chronozone boundaries by Walanus & Nalepka (2010), for the Holocene.
Living in a climate that is warmer than it has been during 70 percent to 80 percent of the Holocene, rather than in the chillier climate that the insolation cycle would be expected to produce, doesn't sound like a catastrophe.
After the Holocene climatic optimum, the shoreline has been gradually prograding due to sedimentation; however, the cross-section (Figure 3) showing locations between the paleoshoreline and the end of flood deposition is quite close.
edu/leb/pleistNM/) questioned the late Pleistocene age of fossils from layer 2 suggesting that while most sediments of layer 2 were late Pleistocene, the layer likely was exposed to Holocene deposition as well.
Holocene is a leading provider of renewable energy products and services specializing in the design, installation and financing of a wide variety of renewable energy technologies, including solar water heating and PV solar energy systems.
Surficial units consist either of homogeneous and well-sorted sediments (such as the Holocene Laurentian Channel fine silt unit; see below) or sediments with variable grain-size characteristics (such as the Holocene Laurentian Channel-margin sand to silt unit; see below).
All samples in the Holocene sediment sequence from Lake Kuzi were generally rich in well-preserved diatoms except the samples from the deepest part of the sediment core (920-860 cm), which contained only a few valves.
This paper reports a comprehensive summary of radiocarbon dates from early to late Holocene Aboriginal coastal sites in the Northern Territory.
The first study establishes a new composite curve for the changing sea level in the northern Gulf of Mexico during the Holocene Epoch, that is, since the height of the most recent ice age.
The Holocene era is that blessed time of stable, warm climate (but not too hot) and unchanging sea levels in which human civilisation was born and grew to its present size.