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地球科学进展  2014, Vol. 29 Issue (5): 640-649    DOI: 10.11867/j.issn.1001-8166.2014.05.0640
刘学, 张志强, 郑军卫, 赵纪东, 王立伟
中国科学院兰州文献情报中心,甘肃 兰州 730000
Discussion on the Anthropocene Research
Liu Xue, Zhang Zhiqiang, Zheng Junwei, Zhao Jidong, Wang Liwei
Lanzhou Library of Chinese Academy of Science, Lanzhou 730000, China
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关键词: 人类活动人类世环境变化全新世第四纪研究    

The "Anthropocene" was first formally proposed by the Nobel Prize winner and atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen and ecologist Eugene F. Stoermer in 2000. Since then,there has been widespread discussions on it in scientific community. Currently, with the issues related to the Anthropocene increasing coverage in international meetings, international new projects and new journalsare gradually increasing,the Anthropocenehas becomea research hotspotin environmental science, Earth science, archeology, biology and other relevant disciplines,including human activities driven changes in the Earth system, the beginningof Anthropocene, etc. Researchers focus on finding the "golden spikes" (GSSP), which are locations where there are strata successions with clear evidences of a worldwide event, including the appearance of distinctive fossils.The Anthropocene is put forward in the background of the human activity caused global environmental problems, stressing that human is also an important geological forces, its extent and consequences of the transformation of the Earth to geological forces enough matchthe traditional sense (earthquakes, orogenic movement, etc.). Due to China’s huge population size and limited living space, the Chinese population has been unprecedented for the modification of the land and geographical environment in the last few decades. Therefore,the Anthropocene research not only has important scientific significance, but also has more practical significance in China.There are some suggestions based on the status of Anthropocene research in China: Chinese Association for Quaternary Research may consider the addition of Anthropocene professional committee, hold a national conference on Anthropocene, participate in the related international organizations and associations and fund the relatedresearch.

Key words: Holocene    Anthropocene    Environmental change    Quaternary research.    Human activities
出版日期: 2014-05-10
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中国科学院"十二五"委托任务"资源环境科技发展态势监测分析与战略研究"; 中国地质调查局地质矿产调查评价专项项目课题"地质科学与资源科学进展监测与分析"(编号:12120113018800)资助

作者简介: 刘学(1986-),女,重庆人,研究实习员,主要从事固体地球科学战略情报研究.
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刘学, 张志强, 郑军卫, 赵纪东, 王立伟. 关于人类世问题研究的讨论[J]. 地球科学进展, 2014, 29(5): 640-649.

Liu Xue, Zhang Zhiqiang, Zheng Junwei, Zhao Jidong, Wang Liwei. Discussion on the Anthropocene Research. Advances in Earth Science, 2014, 29(5): 640-649.


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