interstadial


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interstadial

(ˌɪntəˈsteɪdɪəl)
adj, n
(Geological Science) another word for interglacial
[C20: from New Latin, from inter- + stadium stage]
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Several parameters, including interstadial development rates, host-finding rates, and mortality rates, were calibrated for each development stage of the population model.
Lakes Maumee, Whittlesey and Arkona appear to have developed between 17 and 15 ka, before the warm Bolling-Allerod interstadial.
During an interstadial, regional average temperatures rose by as much 16 degrees Celsius in just a few decades.
Edward Stilson's June 28 letter on climate change was informative and I benefited from his scholarly tutorial on the Pleistocene Epoch, interstadial periods, the anthropogenic effect, ocean currents and trigger events.
Betula nana occurred at Taboly from the Allerod interstadial until the lower Atlantic period and was a component of four subfossil communities; however, none of the communities was connected with a bog, which is observed at present.
This apparently dates the bone deposits to the Marine Isotope Stage 3 (MIS 3) interstadial, although I question the reliability of such relatively old radiocarbon dates.
cajennense ticks are an experimental intrastadial vector, additional studies are needed to fully characterize the vector capacity of this species, particularly with regard to interstadial transmission.
Given the radiocarbon ages and the dominance of woody terrestrial debris, it is probable that these peats represent deposits correlative to some Pleistocene interstadial or interglacial period.
Comparing these reconstructed areas for Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans during each of the climatic phases concerned, and by projecting each niche onto the subsequent climatic phases, Banks and colleagues determined that Neanderthals had the possibility to maintain their range across Europe during a period of less severe climatic conditions called Greenland Interstadial 8 (GI8).
Therefore, the Newport wood described in the present study and dated at 30,070 [+ or -] 240 y BP may be the first macrofossil record in Indiana during the time period associated with the Plum Point Interstadial.