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07 Dec 2018
Hydro-climatic variability in the southwestern Indian Ocean between 6000 and 3000 years ago
Hanying Li, Hai Cheng, Ashish Sinha, Gayatri Kathayat, Christoph Spötl, Aurèle Anquetil André, Arnaud Meunier, Jayant Biswas, Pengzhen Duan, Youfeng Ning, and Richard Lawrence Edwards
Clim. Past, 14, 1881-1891, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1881-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1881-2018, 2018
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28 Nov 2018
Carbon burial in deep-sea sediment and implications for oceanic inventories of carbon and alkalinity over the last glacial cycle
Olivier Cartapanis, Eric D. Galbraith, Daniele Bianchi, and Samuel L. Jaccard
Clim. Past, 14, 1819-1850, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1819-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1819-2018, 2018
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20 Nov 2018
Connecting the Greenland ice-core and U∕Th timescales via cosmogenic radionuclides: testing the synchroneity of Dansgaard–Oeschger events
Florian Adolphi, Christopher Bronk Ramsey, Tobias Erhardt, R. Lawrence Edwards, Hai Cheng, Chris S. M. Turney, Alan Cooper, Anders Svensson, Sune O. Rasmussen, Hubertus Fischer, and Raimund Muscheler
Clim. Past, 14, 1755-1781, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1755-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1755-2018, 2018
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07 Nov 2018
A 900-year New England temperature reconstruction from in situ seasonally produced branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (brGDGTs)
Daniel R. Miller, M. Helen Habicht, Benjamin A. Keisling, Isla S. Castañeda, and Raymond S. Bradley
Clim. Past, 14, 1653-1667, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1653-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1653-2018, 2018
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11 Sep 2018
Wet avalanches: long-term evolution in the Western Alps under climate and human forcing
Laurent Fouinat, Pierre Sabatier, Fernand David, Xavier Montet, Philippe Schoeneich, Eric Chaumillon, Jérôme Poulenard, and Fabien Arnaud
Clim. Past, 14, 1299-1313, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1299-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1299-2018, 2018
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20 Aug 2018
Climate impact on the development of Pre-Classic Maya civilisation
Kees Nooren, Wim Z. Hoek, Brian J. Dermody, Didier Galop, Sarah Metcalfe, Gerald Islebe, and Hans Middelkoop
Clim. Past, 14, 1253-1273, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1253-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1253-2018, 2018
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09 Aug 2018
Testing the consistency between changes in simulated climate and Alpine glacier length over the past millennium
Hugues Goosse, Pierre-Yves Barriat, Quentin Dalaiden, François Klein, Ben Marzeion, Fabien Maussion, Paolo Pelucchi, and Anouk Vlug
Clim. Past, 14, 1119-1133, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1119-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1119-2018, 2018
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23 May 2018
Aromatic acids in an Arctic ice core from Svalbard: a proxy record of biomass burning
Mackenzie M. Grieman, Murat Aydin, Elisabeth Isaksson, Margit Schwikowski, and Eric S. Saltzman
Clim. Past, 14, 637-651, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-637-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-637-2018, 2018
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16 May 2018
Random and externally controlled occurrences of Dansgaard–Oeschger events
Johannes Lohmann and Peter D. Ditlevsen
Clim. Past, 14, 609-617, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-609-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-609-2018, 2018
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03 May 2018
Technical note: Open-paleo-data implementation pilot – the PAGES 2k special issue
Darrell S. Kaufman and PAGES 2k special-issue editorial team
Clim. Past, 14, 593-600, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-593-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-593-2018, 2018
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20 Apr 2018
Moving beyond the age–depth model paradigm in deep-sea palaeoclimate archives: dual radiocarbon and stable isotope analysis on single foraminifera
Bryan C. Lougheed, Brett Metcalfe, Ulysses S. Ninnemann, and Lukas Wacker
Clim. Past, 14, 515-526, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-515-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-515-2018, 2018
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27 Mar 2018
A 305-year continuous monthly rainfall series for the island of Ireland (1711–2016)
Conor Murphy, Ciaran Broderick, Timothy P. Burt, Mary Curley, Catriona Duffy, Julia Hall, Shaun Harrigan, Tom K. R. Matthews, Neil Macdonald, Gerard McCarthy, Mark P. McCarthy, Donal Mullan, Simon Noone, Timothy J. Osborn, Ciara Ryan, John Sweeney, Peter W. Thorne, Seamus Walsh, and Robert L. Wilby
Clim. Past, 14, 413-440, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-413-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-413-2018, 2018
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29 Nov 2017
Simulation of climate, ice sheets and CO2 evolution during the last four glacial cycles with an Earth system model of intermediate complexity
Andrey Ganopolski and Victor Brovkin
Clim. Past, 13, 1695-1716, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1695-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1695-2017, 2017
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22 Nov 2017
Latest Permian carbonate carbon isotope variability traces heterogeneous organic carbon accumulation and authigenic carbonate formation
Martin Schobben, Sebastiaan van de Velde, Jana Gliwa, Lucyna Leda, Dieter Korn, Ulrich Struck, Clemens Vinzenz Ullmann, Vachik Hairapetian, Abbas Ghaderi, Christoph Korte, Robert J. Newton, Simon W. Poulton, and Paul B. Wignall
Clim. Past, 13, 1635-1659, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1635-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1635-2017, 2017
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21 Nov 2017
Climate of migration? How climate triggered migration from southwest Germany to North America during the 19th century
Rüdiger Glaser, Iso Himmelsbach, and Annette Bösmeier
Clim. Past, 13, 1573-1592, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1573-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1573-2017, 2017
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10 Nov 2017
Regional Antarctic snow accumulation over the past 1000 years
Elizabeth R. Thomas, J. Melchior van Wessem, Jason Roberts, Elisabeth Isaksson, Elisabeth Schlosser, Tyler J. Fudge, Paul Vallelonga, Brooke Medley, Jan Lenaerts, Nancy Bertler, Michiel R. van den Broeke, Daniel A. Dixon, Massimo Frezzotti, Barbara Stenni, Mark Curran, and Alexey A. Ekaykin
Clim. Past, 13, 1491-1513, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1491-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1491-2017, 2017
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25 Sep 2017
The Plio-Pleistocene climatic evolution as a consequence of orbital forcing on the carbon cycle
Didier Paillard
Clim. Past, 13, 1259-1267, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1259-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1259-2017, 2017
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11 Sep 2017
Astronomical calibration of the Ypresian timescale: implications for seafloor spreading rates and the chaotic behavior of the solar system?
Thomas Westerhold, Ursula Röhl, Thomas Frederichs, Claudia Agnini, Isabella Raffi, James C. Zachos, and Roy H. Wilkens
Clim. Past, 13, 1129-1152, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1129-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1129-2017, 2017
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18 Jul 2017
Periodic input of dust over the Eastern Carpathians during the Holocene linked with Saharan desertification and human impact
Jack Longman, Daniel Veres, Vasile Ersek, Ulrich Salzmann, Katalin Hubay, Marc Bormann, Volker Wennrich, and Frank Schäbitz
Clim. Past, 13, 897-917, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-897-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-897-2017, 2017
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24 Feb 2017
A record of Neogene seawater δ11B reconstructed from paired δ11B analyses on benthic and planktic foraminifera
Rosanna Greenop, Mathis P. Hain, Sindia M. Sosdian, Kevin I. C. Oliver, Philip Goodwin, Thomas B. Chalk, Caroline H. Lear, Paul A. Wilson, and Gavin L. Foster
Clim. Past, 13, 149-170, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-149-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-149-2017, 2017
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15 Dec 2016
Last Interglacial climate and sea-level evolution from a coupled ice sheet–climate model
Heiko Goelzer, Philippe Huybrechts, Marie-France Loutre, and Thierry Fichefet
Clim. Past, 12, 2195-2213, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-2195-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-2195-2016, 2016
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14 Dec 2016
North American regional climate reconstruction from ground surface temperature histories
Fernando Jaume-Santero, Carolyne Pickler, Hugo Beltrami, and Jean-Claude Mareschal
Clim. Past, 12, 2181-2194, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-2181-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-2181-2016, 2016
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01 Dec 2016
The 1430s: a cold period of extraordinary internal climate variability during the early Spörer Minimum with social and economic impacts in north-western and central Europe
Chantal Camenisch, Kathrin M. Keller, Melanie Salvisberg, Benjamin Amann, Martin Bauch, Sandro Blumer, Rudolf Brázdil, Stefan Brönnimann, Ulf Büntgen, Bruce M. S. Campbell, Laura Fernández-Donado, Dominik Fleitmann, Rüdiger Glaser, Fidel González-Rouco, Martin Grosjean, Richard C. Hoffmann, Heli Huhtamaa, Fortunat Joos, Andrea Kiss, Oldřich Kotyza, Flavio Lehner, Jürg Luterbacher, Nicolas Maughan, Raphael Neukom, Theresa Novy, Kathleen Pribyl, Christoph C. Raible, Dirk Riemann, Maximilian Schuh, Philip Slavin, Johannes P. Werner, and Oliver Wetter
Clim. Past, 12, 2107-2126, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-2107-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-2107-2016, 2016
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12 Sep 2016
Interactions between climate change and human activities during the early to mid-Holocene in the eastern Mediterranean basins
Jean-Francois Berger, Laurent Lespez, Catherine Kuzucuoğlu, Arthur Glais, Fuad Hourani, Adrien Barra, and Jean Guilaine
Clim. Past, 12, 1847-1877, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1847-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1847-2016, 2016
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13 Jul 2016
The PRISM4 (mid-Piacenzian) paleoenvironmental reconstruction
Harry Dowsett, Aisling Dolan, David Rowley, Robert Moucha, Alessandro M. Forte, Jerry X. Mitrovica, Matthew Pound, Ulrich Salzmann, Marci Robinson, Mark Chandler, Kevin Foley, and Alan Haywood
Clim. Past, 12, 1519-1538, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1519-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1519-2016, 2016
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28 Jun 2016
Impacts of Tibetan Plateau uplift on atmospheric dynamics and associated precipitation δ18O
Svetlana Botsyun, Pierre Sepulchre, Camille Risi, and Yannick Donnadieu
Clim. Past, 12, 1401-1420, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1401-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1401-2016, 2016
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26 Apr 2016
A Late Pleistocene sea level stack
Rachel M. Spratt and Lorraine E. Lisiecki
Clim. Past, 12, 1079-1092, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1079-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1079-2016, 2016
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15 Apr 2016
The link between marine sediment records and changes in Holocene Saharan landscape: simulating the dust cycle
Sabine Egerer, Martin Claussen, Christian Reick, and Tanja Stanelle
Clim. Past, 12, 1009-1027, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1009-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1009-2016, 2016
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01 Apr 2016
Solar modulation of flood frequency in central Europe during spring and summer on interannual to multi-centennial timescales
Markus Czymzik, Raimund Muscheler, and Achim Brauer
Clim. Past, 12, 799-805, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-799-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-799-2016, 2016
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16 Dec 2015
Continental-scale temperature variability in PMIP3 simulations and PAGES 2k regional temperature reconstructions over the past millennium
PAGES 2k-PMIP3 group
Clim. Past, 11, 1673-1699, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-1673-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-1673-2015, 2015
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17 Jun 2015
Technical Note: How accurate can stalagmite formation temperatures be determined using vapour bubble radius measurements in fluid inclusions?
F. Spadin, D. Marti, R. Hidalgo-Staub, J. Rička, D. Fleitmann, and M. Frenz
Clim. Past, 11, 905-913, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-905-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-905-2015, 2015
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11 Jun 2015
Twelve thousand years of dust: the Holocene global dust cycle constrained by natural archives
S. Albani, N. M. Mahowald, G. Winckler, R. F. Anderson, L. I. Bradtmiller, B. Delmonte, R. François, M. Goman, N. G. Heavens, P. P. Hesse, S. A. Hovan, S. G. Kang, K. E. Kohfeld, H. Lu, V. Maggi, J. A. Mason, P. A. Mayewski, D. McGee, X. Miao, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, A. T. Perry, A. Pourmand, H. M. Roberts, N. Rosenbloom, T. Stevens, and J. Sun
Clim. Past, 11, 869-903, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-869-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-869-2015, 2015
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05 Mar 2015
Using results from the PlioMIP ensemble to investigate the Greenland Ice Sheet during the mid-Pliocene Warm Period
A. M. Dolan, S. J. Hunter, D. J. Hill, A. M. Haywood, S. J. Koenig, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, A. Abe-Ouchi, F. Bragg, W.-L. Chan, M. A. Chandler, C. Contoux, A. Jost, Y. Kamae, G. Lohmann, D. J. Lunt, G. Ramstein, N. A. Rosenbloom, L. Sohl, C. Stepanek, H. Ueda, Q. Yan, and Z. Zhang
Clim. Past, 11, 403-424, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-403-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-403-2015, 2015
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21 Nov 2014
The global monsoon across timescales: coherent variability of regional monsoons
P. X. Wang, B. Wang, H. Cheng, J. Fasullo, Z. T. Guo, T. Kiefer, and Z. Y. Liu
Clim. Past, 10, 2007-2052, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-2007-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-2007-2014, 2014
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10 Sep 2014
Numerical studies on the Impact of the Last Glacial Cycle on recent borehole temperature profiles: implications for terrestrial energy balance
H. Beltrami, G. S. Matharoo, L. Tarasov, V. Rath, and J. E. Smerdon
Clim. Past, 10, 1693-1706, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-1693-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-1693-2014, 2014
22 May 2014
Late Pliocene and Early Pleistocene vegetation history of northeastern Russian Arctic inferred from the Lake El'gygytgyn pollen record
A. A. Andreev, P. E. Tarasov, V. Wennrich, E. Raschke, U. Herzschuh, N. R. Nowaczyk, J. Brigham-Grette, and M. Melles
Clim. Past, 10, 1017-1039, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-1017-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-1017-2014, 2014
25 Mar 2014
Modelling global-scale climate impacts of the late Miocene Messinian Salinity Crisis
R. F. Ivanovic, P. J. Valdes, R. Flecker, and M. Gutjahr
Clim. Past, 10, 607-622, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-607-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-607-2014, 2014
05 Feb 2014
Using palaeo-climate comparisons to constrain future projections in CMIP5
G. A. Schmidt, J. D. Annan, P. J. Bartlein, B. I. Cook, E. Guilyardi, J. C. Hargreaves, S. P. Harrison, M. Kageyama, A. N. LeGrande, B. Konecky, S. Lovejoy, M. E. Mann, V. Masson-Delmotte, C. Risi, D. Thompson, A. Timmermann, L.-B. Tremblay, and P. Yiou
Clim. Past, 10, 221-250, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-221-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-221-2014, 2014
05 Feb 2014
Salinity changes in the Agulhas leakage area recorded by stable hydrogen isotopes of C37 alkenones during Termination I and II
S. Kasper, M. T. J. van der Meer, A. Mets, R. Zahn, J. S. Sinninghe Damsté, and S. Schouten
Clim. Past, 10, 251-260, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-251-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-251-2014, 2014
15 Nov 2013
Peak glacial 14C ventilation ages suggest major draw-down of carbon into the abyssal ocean
M. Sarnthein, B. Schneider, and P. M. Grootes
Clim. Past, 9, 2595-2614, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-2595-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-2595-2013, 2013
05 Nov 2013
Where to find 1.5 million yr old ice for the IPICS "Oldest-Ice" ice core
H. Fischer, J. Severinghaus, E. Brook, E. Wolff, M. Albert, O. Alemany, R. Arthern, C. Bentley, D. Blankenship, J. Chappellaz, T. Creyts, D. Dahl-Jensen, M. Dinn, M. Frezzotti, S. Fujita, H. Gallee, R. Hindmarsh, D. Hudspeth, G. Jugie, K. Kawamura, V. Lipenkov, H. Miller, R. Mulvaney, F. Parrenin, F. Pattyn, C. Ritz, J. Schwander, D. Steinhage, T. van Ommen, and F. Wilhelms
Clim. Past, 9, 2489-2505, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-2489-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-2489-2013, 2013
02 Sep 2013
North–south palaeohydrological contrasts in the central Mediterranean during the Holocene: tentative synthesis and working hypotheses
M. Magny, N. Combourieu-Nebout, J. L. de Beaulieu, V. Bout-Roumazeilles, D. Colombaroli, S. Desprat, A. Francke, S. Joannin, E. Ortu, O. Peyron, M. Revel, L. Sadori, G. Siani, M. A. Sicre, S. Samartin, A. Simonneau, W. Tinner, B. Vannière, B. Wagner, G. Zanchetta, F. Anselmetti, E. Brugiapaglia, E. Chapron, M. Debret, M. Desmet, J. Didier, L. Essallami, D. Galop, A. Gilli, J. N. Haas, N. Kallel, L. Millet, A. Stock, J. L. Turon, and S. Wirth
Clim. Past, 9, 2043-2071, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-2043-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-2043-2013, 2013
01 Aug 2013
LGM permafrost distribution: how well can the latest PMIP multi-model ensembles perform reconstruction?
K. Saito, T. Sueyoshi, S. Marchenko, V. Romanovsky, B. Otto-Bliesner, J. Walsh, N. Bigelow, A. Hendricks, and K. Yoshikawa
Clim. Past, 9, 1697-1714, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-1697-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-1697-2013, 2013
01 Aug 2013
On the effect of orbital forcing on mid-Pliocene climate, vegetation and ice sheets
M. Willeit, A. Ganopolski, and G. Feulner
Clim. Past, 9, 1749-1759, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-1749-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-1749-2013, 2013
15 Jul 2013
Detailed insight into Arctic climatic variability during MIS 11c at Lake El'gygytgyn, NE Russia
H. Vogel, C. Meyer-Jacob, M. Melles, J. Brigham-Grette, A. A. Andreev, V. Wennrich, P. E. Tarasov, and P. Rosén
Clim. Past, 9, 1467-1479, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-1467-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-1467-2013, 2013
19 Mar 2013
Direct linking of Greenland and Antarctic ice cores at the Toba eruption (74 ka BP)
A. Svensson, M. Bigler, T. Blunier, H. B. Clausen, D. Dahl-Jensen, H. Fischer, S. Fujita, K. Goto-Azuma, S. J. Johnsen, K. Kawamura, S. Kipfstuhl, M. Kohno, F. Parrenin, T. Popp, S. O. Rasmussen, J. Schwander, I. Seierstad, M. Severi, J. P. Steffensen, R. Udisti, R. Uemura, P. Vallelonga, B. M. Vinther, A. Wegner, F. Wilhelms, and M. Winstrup
Clim. Past, 9, 749-766, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-749-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-749-2013, 2013
28 Feb 2013
Rock magnetic properties, magnetic susceptibility, and organic geochemistry comparison in core LZ1029-7 Lake El'gygytgyn, Russia Far East
K. J. Murdock, K. Wilkie, and L. L. Brown
Clim. Past, 9, 467-479, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-467-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-467-2013, 2013
31 Jan 2013
What could have caused pre-industrial biomass burning emissions to exceed current rates?
G. R. van der Werf, W. Peters, T. T. van Leeuwen, and L. Giglio
Clim. Past, 9, 289-306, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-289-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-289-2013, 2013
26 Nov 2012
Depositional dynamics in the El'gygytgyn Crater margin: implications for the 3.6 Ma old sediment archive
G. Schwamborn, G. Fedorov, N. Ostanin, L. Schirrmeister, A. Andreev, and the El'gygytgyn Scientific Party
Clim. Past, 8, 1897-1911, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-8-1897-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-8-1897-2012, 2012
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