Articles | Volume 13, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 171–197, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-171-2021

Special issue: WALIS – the World Atlas of Last Interglacial...

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 171–197, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-171-2021

Review article 28 Jan 2021

Review article | 28 Jan 2021

Last interglacial (MIS 5e) sea-level proxies in southeastern South America

Evan J. Gowan et al.

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ED: Publish as is (10 Dec 2020) by Alexander Simms
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During the last interglacial (130 to 115 ka), global sea level was higher than present. The World Atlas of Last Interglacial Shorelines (WALIS) has been created to document this. In this paper, we have compiled data for southeastern South America. There are landforms that indicate that sea level was 5 to 25 m higher than present during this time period. However, the quality of these data is hampered by limitations on elevation measurements, chronology, and geological descriptions.