Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 44, Issue 12, pp 1123–1126 | Cite as

Diatom-based reconstruction of Holocene environmental changes in Angren Lake, Southern Tibet

  • Shengfeng Li
  • Fubao Wang
  • Jie Zhang
  • Xuhui Shen
  • Zhaoqi Zeng


Based on the diatom analysis the climatic sequence between 11 000 and 6 000 aBP in Angren, southern Tibet is established, i.e. cold period (11 095-9 970 aBP)→ temperate period (9 970-9 870 aBP) → Anathermal (9 870-9 770 aBP)→ cool-dry period (9 770-8 740 aBP) → super-megathermal (8 740-8 590 aBP)→ Megathermal (8 590-5 970 aBP). And the opinion that the reaction of diatom to temperature change is more sensitive than to other ecological factors has been pointed out and certified.


diatoms Tibet Holocene 


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© Science in China Press 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shengfeng Li
    • 1
  • Fubao Wang
    • 1
  • Jie Zhang
    • 1
  • Xuhui Shen
    • 2
  • Zhaoqi Zeng
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Urban and Resource SciencesNanjing UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.Institute of GeologyState Seismological BureauBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of BiologyNanjing UniversityNanjingChina

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