Articles | Volume 12, issue 3
Clim. Past, 12, 787–798, 2016

Special issue: Climate change and human impact in Central and South America...

Clim. Past, 12, 787–798, 2016
Research article
31 Mar 2016
Research article | 31 Mar 2016

Terrigenous material supply to the Peruvian central continental shelf (Pisco, 14° S) during the last 1000 years: paleoclimatic implications

Francisco Javier Briceño-Zuluaga et al.

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