Climatic change in southern Africa: Past and present conditions and possible future scenarios
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- Tyson, P.D. Climatic Change (1991) 18: 241. doi:10.1007/BF00139000
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A brief review of climatic changes over the last 800 000 years in southern Africa is presented. The greatest emphasis is placed on those changes occurring during the Holocene and the period of meteorological record. Twentieth-century rainfall variations and their spatial manifestations are examined, and scenarios of possible future conditions are presented.