Masuda's contribution to "Quaternary Science" book

This is a partial and unofficial English translation of the Japanese book Sections 4.1 and 4.2 (pages 76 - 88) are written by Masuda.

Chapter 1. Basic Concepts of Quaternary Science

Chapter 2. Framework of Quaternary Geo-history

Chapter 3. Crustal Movement

Chapter 4. Climate Change

Chapter 5. Environmental Changes on the Surface of the Earth

Chapter 6. Changes of Biota

Chapter 7. History of the Human Race

Chapter 8. Problems and Prospects of Quaternary Research

2003-September-10; update 2004-February-04, 2004-May-10

[To English "home" page of Masuda at SFC, Keio Univ.]