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Climatic Variations and Forcing Mechanisms of the Last 2000 Years

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: NATO ASI Series I: Global Environmental Change [Closed] Volume: 41

Edited By: PD Jones, RS Bradley and J Jouzel


Hardback | Dec 1996 | #53134 | ISBN: 3540606955
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A knowledge of the past climate is vital for the understanding of global warming. The past 2000 years are both the period which is of most relevance to the next century and that for which there is the most evidence. High-resolution proxy records for this period are available from a variety of sources. Five sections consider dendroclimatology, ice cores, corals, historical records, lake varves, and other indicators. The final two sections cover the histories of various forcing factors and attempt to bring together records from a variety of sources and provide explanations.

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