Readership: General readers and students of geology, history, and the environment, including geologists, zoologists, botanists, geographers, archaeologists, anthropologists, geophysicists, climate modellers, and dating specialists.
Jamie Woodward, Professor of Physical Geography, University of Manchester
Jamie Woodward is Professor of Physical Geography at The University of Manchester. He has published widely on Quaternary environmental change and human activity in ice age environments and has extensive field experience in the Mediterranean region and in the Nile Valley. He is the Co-Editor of Geoarchaeology: An International Journal and is the Quaternary Science and Geomorphology Editor for the Journal of the Geological Society of London He has recently co-authored four chapters and edited The Physical Geography of the
Mediterranean for OUP (2009).
"For me, this is just the right approach. Science is not just facts, but it is also people, blind alleys, prejudices... and egos. Taken together, this is a heady mixture which has been expertly stirred together." - Geological Journal
"Well written, engaging, and accessible." - Geographical Journal
"This is a truly comprehensive, highly accessible, and entertaining biography of Ice Age research." - Climatica
1: The Quaternary Ice Age
2: Erratic Boulders and the Diluvium
3: Monster Glaciers
4: Die Eiszeit
6: Ice sheets or icebergs
7: Glacials, interglacials, and celestial cycles
8: Deep ocean sediments and dating the past
9: Ice cores, abrupt climate shifts, and ecosystem change