Full text disponibile come:3258KbAbstractThe main goal of this Thesis was providing a paleoceanographic and paleoclimatic reconstruction of the interglacial Marine Isotope Stage (MIS) 19 from the Lower Middle Pleistocene Valle di Manche section (Ionian Calabria, southern Italy). For this purpose, I performed stable isotope analyses (oxygen and carbon) on two different benthic foraminiferal species, namely Uvigerina peregrina and Melonis barleanum. The results achieved, as regard Uvigerina peregrina, are consistent with the data obtained from previous studies on the section. Times,…