HOLOCENE AS ANTHROPOCENE

Riccardo Scalenghe, Giacomo Certini

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Abstract

Anthropocene seems a more reasonable name than Holocene for this combined time span, whose most characteristic trait is the human pressure on the planet. Holocene could possibly be the first stage of the Anthropocene, the one characterized by a soft and spotty human impact on Earth.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)246-246
Number of pages1
JournalScience
Volume349
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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Scalenghe, R., & Certini, G. (2015). HOLOCENE AS ANTHROPOCENE. Science, 349, 246-246.