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Orals CL2.3

CL2.3

Late Quaternary palaeoenvironments of African drylands
Co-Convener: James Collins 
Orals
 / Wed, 30 Apr, 15:30–17:00  / Room Y8
Posters
 / Attendance Wed, 30 Apr, 17:30–19:00  /  / Attendance 17:30–19:00
 / Attendance Wed, 30 Apr, 17:30–19:00  /  / Attendance 17:30–19:00
 / Attendance Wed, 30 Apr, 17:30–19:00  /  / Attendance 17:30–19:00  / Yellow Posters
<table class="mo_scheduling_string" style="border-collapse: collapse; clear:left;"><tr><td style="vertical-align: top;"><span class="apl_addon_standard_action_link" style="text-decoration: none;">Poster Summaries & Discussions</span>:&nbsp;<a href="https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2014/session/16550" target="_blank" title="Open PSD18.1 Details" style="clear:left;">PSD18.1</a> &nbsp;/ <span class="mo_scheduling_string_time">Mon, 28 Apr, 08:30</span><span class="mo_scheduling_string_time">&ndash;09:15</span> &nbsp;/ <span class="mo_scheduling_string_place" title=""></span> &nbsp;</td></tr></table>

Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Room Y8
Chairperson: Abi Stone and Sallie Burrough
N Africa: Lake Yao

15:30–15:45
EGU2014-12391
Gradual aridification of the Sahara during the last 11,000 years revealed by plant wax &delta;D analyses of Lake Yoa (Chad)
Janet Rethemeyer, Stefan Kröpelin, Jens Karls, Matthias Thienemann, Martin Melles, and Enno Schefuß
15:45–16:00
EGU2014-13398
Abrupt or not abrupt - biodiversity affects climate-vegetation interaction at the end of the African Humid Period
Martin Claussen, Sebastian Bathiany, Victor Brovkin, and Thomas Kleinen
Southern Africa

16:00–16:15
EGU2014-5844 | presentation
Environmental change in subtropical southern Africa since the Last Glacial Maximum: a case study from Etosha Pan
Barbara Mauz
16:15–16:30
EGU2014-8166
The Late Pleistocene and Holocene palaeoenvironmental context of Wonderwerk Cave in the southern Kalahari, South Africa
Louis Scott, Margaret Avery, Marion Bamford, Francesco Berna, James Brink, George Brook, Michael Chazan, Michaela Ecker, Yolanda Fernandez-Jalvo, Paul Goldberg, Julia Lee-Thorp, Lloyd Rossouw, Francis Thackeray, and Liora Horwitz
16:30–16:45
EGU2014-10459
Climate and CO2 effects on the vegetation of southern tropical Africa over the last 37,000 years
Uta Krebs-Kanzow, Vyacheslav C. Khon, Yiming v. Wang, Jed O. Kaplan, Birgit Schneider, and Ralph R. Schneider
Modelling

16:45–17:00
EGU2014-3979
Interhemispheric symmetry vs. Meridional shifts in the African ITCZ during the late Quaternary: reconciling palaeo-records using climate model simulations
Joy Singarayer and Paul Valdes