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dc.contributor.authorShi, Xuhuaen
dc.contributor.authorFurlong, Kevin P.en
dc.contributor.authorKirby, Ericen
dc.contributor.authorMeng, Kaien
dc.contributor.authorMarrero, Shastaen
dc.contributor.authorGosse, Johnen
dc.contributor.authorWang, Erchieen
dc.contributor.authorPhillips, Freden
dc.identifier.citationShi, X., Furlong, K. P., Kirby, E., Meng, K., Marrero, S., Gosse, J., et al. (2017). Evaluating the size and extent of paleolakes in central Tibet during the late Pleistocene. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(11), 5476-5485.en
dc.description.abstractSubhorizontal lake shorelines allow a geodynamic test of the size and extent of a hypothesized paleolake in central Tibet, the East Qiangtang Lake (EQL), during the last interglacial period (marine isotope stage (MIS) 5e). Reconstructions based on relict lake deposits suggest that the EQL would have been ~400 m deep and over ~66,000 km2. Models of flexural rebound driven by lake recession predict that shorelines near the EQL center, at the present-day location of Siling Co, would have rebounded 60–90 m above their initial elevation. New 36Cl chronology of the highest relict shorelines around Siling Co indicates that they reflect lake levels between 110 and 190 ka. These shorelines, however, are presently >300 m below their predicted elevations, implying a substantially smaller water load. Our results reveal that the expansion of Tibetan lakes during MIS 5e was relatively limited. Instead, individual lakes were supplied by river networks, much as they are today.en
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesGeophysical Research Lettersen
dc.rights© 2017 The Authors. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.en
dc.subjectPaleolake Reconstructionen
dc.subjectCrustal Rebounden
dc.titleEvaluating the size and extent of paleolakes in central Tibet during the late Pleistoceneen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.researchEarth Observatory of Singaporeen
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