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Thematic special issues from e-journals which the Library provides offsite access to for Fellows using 'Athens' logins are listed below. Open Access special issues which require no passwords are also listed.


Palaontologische ZeitschriftPalaeobiology and Fossil Lagerstätten

Paläontologische Zeitschrift vol.90 no.2 Pages 189-447 (June 2016)
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This special issue contains articles on the topic of ‘Palaeobiology and Geobiology of Fossil Lagerstätten through Earth History’ mostly related to presentations at the joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China that took place at the Georg-August University Göttingen in September 2013.

TectonophysicsTectonic evolution of the Iberian margin of Gondwana and of correlative regions

Tectonophysics vol.681 Pages 1-384 (20 June 2016)
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This special issue celebrates the career of Cecilio Quesada. It is an outcome of a symposium at the Gondwana 15 conference in 2014. Topics covered in this issue are 1) Neoproterozoic–Early Paleozoic arc along the West African margin of Gondwana; 2) The transition from arc magmatism to the opening of the Rheic Ocean; 3) Variscan to post-Variscan tectonics; and 4) Isotopic studies: heritage and provenance.

Quaternary internationalFrom the Caspian to Mediterranean: environmental change and human response during the Quaternary: IGCP 610

Quaternary international vol. 409 part A Pages 1-88 (21 July 2016)
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This special volume brings together selected papers on aspects of the geology, paleontology, palynology, paleomagnetics, microtheriology, mathematical modeling, climatology, and precipitation of regions from the Caspian to the Mediterranean Seas. Data and discussions reflect efforts at articulating paleoenvironmental history, climate dynamics, sea-level changes and coastline migration, regional hydrological variations, and geomorphology in this area. The papers were presented at the 1st and 2nd Plenary Meetings of IGCP 610.

Quaternary internationalQuicklakeH special issue: rapidly changing large lakes and human response

Quaternary international vol. 408 part A Pages 1-138 (15 July 2016)
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This special issue deriving from an INQUA project: “QuickLakeH: rapidly changing large lakes and human response” contains papers on Lake Iznik and Lake Van in Turkey, Lake Hamoun, Lake Neor, and Lake Urmia in Iran, the Caspian Sea, and a tsunami deposit in Portugal.