Pleistocene loess in the humid subtropical forest zone of East Asia
Article first published online: 28 MAY 2013
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Geophysical Research Letters
Volume 40, Issue 10, pages 1978–1983, 28 May 2013
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2013), Pleistocene loess in the humid subtropical forest zone of East Asia, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 1978–1983, doi:10.1002/grl.50426., and (
- Issue published online: 1 JUL 2013
- Article first published online: 28 MAY 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2013 12:00AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 28 MAR 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 16 MAR 2013
- Manuscript Received: 7 FEB 2013
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|grl50426-sup-0001-Fs1a.jpg||JPEG image||55K||Satellite view of typical landscape of the study area (21º 27’ N, 110º 26’ E, elevation 33m) showing polygonal landscape patterns.|
|grl50426-sup-0002-Fs1b.JPG||JPEG image||1068K||Field photo showing landscape as a series of interlocking low hills with tree crops on upper slopes and paddy cultivation in valley bottoms.|
|grl50426-sup-0003-fs2.pdf||PDF document||369K||OSL decay curves and dose response curves|
|grl50426-sup-0004-Fs3a.jpg||JPEG image||165K||Particle sizes (cumulative percentage) of three samples from Hainan island from most easterly (178) to most westerly (197), showing fining over a distance of 150 km. from east to west. The most easterly sample (178) at approximately 3 km. from the coast is sand, comparable to the well researched ‘Old Red Sands of Guangdong’ (Zheng and Wang, 1998). Samples were taken from road cuts, approximately 1.5m below the surface and grain size analysis was performed by dry sieving and wet hydrometer method. For location see Figure 1, and for sample characteristics see Supplementary table 1. The Hainan samples are generally redder and appear more weathered than those farther north.|
|grl50426-sup-0005-Fs3b.JPG||JPEG image||1350K||Loess section at Chengmai, Hainan Island. This site (137 on Figure 1) comprises red (2.5YR6/6) fine sandy silt. The foreground is not bedrock, but compacted loess, and the exposed section represents the summit of a loess hill approximately 30m high. Photo taken after rain, explaining darker tone of lower section.|
|grl50426-sup-0006-Ts01.docx||Word 2007 document||18K||Soil sample characteristics (particle size classes in %)|
|grl50426-sup-0007-ts02.docx||Word 2007 document||14K||Concentrations of radioisotopes and water content|
|grl50426-sup-0008-README.txt||plain text document||2K||Supporting Information|
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