Pleistocene Glaciation

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Feb 21, 2014 (3 years and 1 month ago)

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Pleistocene Glaciation

Eon

Phanerozoic

0
-
544 Myr

Era

cenozoic

0
-
65 Myr


Mesozoic

65
-
251 Myr





Paleozoic

251
-
544 Myr

Period


Quarternary 0
-
1.8 My

Tertiary 1.8
-
65 Myr


Cretaceous 65
-
144Myr

Jurassic 144
-
206 Myr

Triassic 206
-
251 Myr

Epoch


Holocene 0
-
10,000 yr

Pleistocene .01
-
1.8 Myr



Geologic Time

Eon


Era


Period


Epoch

Know each for when we live.

Ice sheet evolution

Ocean sedimentation

Sedimentation

Paleoclimate indicators (Proxy data)

Ice layers

Ocean sediments

Coral Bands

Tree rings

Coral bands

Plankton

Pollen (Palynology)

Tree rings (dendrochronolgy)

Vegetation types /fossils

45 million year old Palm

d
O
18

record

Colder climates


more
18
O in deep ocean (less is snow or ice cores)

Ice core data

Ice layer dating

Vostok ice core data