When is the “present”?

Recent recommendations for the expression of time units in Quaternary Science Reviews appear still to leave room for confusion. Here, I propose that the entire palaeoclimate community should agree on the use of a common zero for age scales, with a clear and informative notation. I briefly review the options available in the hope that this will lead to a rapid discussion and conclusion.

Details

Publication status:
Published
Author(s):
Authors: Wolff, Eric W.

On this site: Eric Wolff
Date:
1 January, 2007
Journal/Source:
Quaternary Science Reviews / 26
Page(s):
3023-3024
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2007.10.008