Ancient climates revealed by the study of loess deposits
What is it about?
John Hardcastle in Timaru, in the South Island of New Zealand, invented paslaeoclimatology in 1890 by studying the nature of loess deposits. He pointed out that the loess deposit acted as a 'climate register' ;he made the first significant observations in palaeoclimatology.
Why is it important?
We need to know about climate change
The following have contributed to this page: Professor Ian J Smalley