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Climate of the Past An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Co-editors-in-chief: Uwe Mikolajewicz, Denis-Didier Rousseau, Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz & Eric Wolff
Climate of the Past (CP) is an international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of research articles, short communications, and review papers on the climate history of the Earth. CP covers all temporal scales of climate change and variability, from geological time through to multidecadal studies of the last century. Studies focusing mainly on present and future climate are not within scope.
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16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

Recent papers
20 Feb 2019
Effects of atmospheric CO2 variability of the past 800 ka on the biomes of Southeast Africa
Lydie M. Dupont, Thibaut Caley, and Isla S. Castañeda
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-18,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-18, 2019
Manuscript under review for CP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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18 Feb 2019
Harmonising plant functional type distributions for evaluating Earth system models
Anne Dallmeyer, Martin Claussen, and Victor Brovkin
Clim. Past, 15, 335-366, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-335-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-335-2019, 2019
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18 Feb 2019
A systematic comparison of bias correction methods for paleoclimate simulations
Robert Beyer, Mario Krapp, and Andrea Manica
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-11,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-11, 2019
Manuscript under review for CP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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15 Feb 2019
Inconsistencies between observed, reconstructed, and simulated precipitation indices for England since the year 1650 CE
Oliver Bothe, Sebastian Wagner, and Eduardo Zorita
Clim. Past, 15, 307-334, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-307-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-307-2019, 2019
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15 Feb 2019
Centennial-scale precipitation anomalies in the southern Altiplano (18° S) suggest an extra-tropical driver for the South American Summer Monsoon during the late Holocene
Ignacio A. Jara, Antonio Maldonado, Leticia González, Armand Hernández, Alberto Sáez, Santiago Giralt, Roberto Bao, and Blas Valero-Garcés
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-13,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-13, 2019
Manuscript under review for CP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
18 Feb 2019
Harmonising plant functional type distributions for evaluating Earth system models
Anne Dallmeyer, Martin Claussen, and Victor Brovkin
Clim. Past, 15, 335-366, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-335-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-335-2019, 2019
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24 Jan 2019
Heinrich events show two-stage climate response in transient glacial simulations
Florian Andreas Ziemen, Marie-Luise Kapsch, Marlene Klockmann, and Uwe Mikolajewicz
Clim. Past, 15, 153-168, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-153-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-153-2019, 2019
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15 Jan 2019
Indian winter and summer monsoon strength over the 4.2 ka BP event in foraminifer isotope records from the Indus River delta in the Arabian Sea
Alena Giesche, Michael Staubwasser, Cameron A. Petrie, and David A. Hodell
Clim. Past, 15, 73-90, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-73-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-73-2019, 2019
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08 Jan 2019
The onset of neoglaciation in Iceland and the 4.2 ka event
Áslaug Geirsdóttir, Gifford H. Miller, John T. Andrews, David J. Harning, Leif S. Anderson, Christopher Florian, Darren J. Larsen, and Thor Thordarson
Clim. Past, 15, 25-40, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-25-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-25-2019, 2019
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20 Dec 2018
What climate signal is contained in decadal- to centennial-scale isotope variations from Antarctic ice cores?
Thomas Münch and Thomas Laepple
Clim. Past, 14, 2053-2070, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-2053-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-2053-2018, 2018
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