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Research Article

Were Rivers Flowing across the Sahara During the Last Interglacial? Implications for Human Migration through Africa

  • Tom J. Coulthard mail,

    T.Coulthard@hull.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, University of Hull, Hull United Kingdom

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  • Jorge A. Ramirez,

    Affiliation: Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, University of Hull, Hull United Kingdom

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  • Nick Barton,

    Affiliation: Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Mike Rogerson,

    Affiliation: Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, University of Hull, Hull United Kingdom

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  • Tim Brücher

    Affiliation: Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany

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  • Published: September 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074834

About the Authors

Tom J. Coulthard, Jorge A. Ramirez, Mike Rogerson
Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, University of Hull, Hull United Kingdom
Nick Barton
Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Tim Brücher
Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: T.Coulthard@hull.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TC MR JR. Performed the experiments: TC JR. Analyzed the data: JR TC MR NB TB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TC JR NB MR TB. Wrote the paper: TC JR NB MR TB.