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Southward Migration of the Intertropical Convergence Zone Through the Holocene
The Cariaco Basin record exhibits strong correlations with climate records from distant regions, including the high-latitude Northern Hemisphere, providing evidence for global teleconnections among regional climates.
Effect of the formation of the Isthmus of Panama on Atlantic Ocean thermohaline circulation
The Late Cenozoic closure of the seaway between the North andSouth American continents is thought to have caused extensive changes in ocean circulation and Northern Hemisphere climate. But the timing
Rapid changes in the hydrologic cycle of the tropical Atlantic during the last glacial.
Sedimentary time series of color reflectance and major element chemistry from the anoxic Cariaco Basin off the coast of northern Venezuela record large and abrupt shifts in the hydrologic cycle of the tropical Atlantic during the past 90,000 years, which supports the notion that tropical feedbacks played an important role in modulating global climate during the last glacial period.
Migrations and dynamics of the intertropical convergence zone
An emerging framework links the intertropical convergence zone to the atmospheric energy balance and may account for ITCZ variations on timescales from years to geological epochs.
Influence of the intertropical convergence zone on the East Asian monsoon
High-resolution records of the magnetic properties and the titanium content of the sediments of Lake Huguang Maar in coastal southeast China over the past 16,000 years are presented, using as proxies for the strength of the winter monsoon winds, to suggest that these migrations in the tropical rain belt could have contributed to the declines of both the Tang dynasty in China and the Classic Maya in Central America.
The polar ocean and glacial cycles in atmospheric CO2 concentration
Growing evidence suggests that the Southern Ocean CO2 ‘leak’ was stemmed during ice ages, increasing oceanCO2 storage and making the global ocean more alkaline, driving additional ocean CO2 uptake.
Role of Panama uplift on oceanic freshwater balance
Comparison between planktic foraminiferal oxygen isotope records from the Caribbean Sea (Ocean Drilling Program [ODP] Site 999) and the equatorial east Pacific (ODP Site 851) suggests an increase in
Decline of surface temperature and salinity in the western tropical Pacific Ocean in the Holocene epoch
The data imply either that the Pacific basin as a whole has become progressively less salty or that the present salinity gradient along the Equator has developed relatively recently.
Onset of permanent stratification in the subarctic Pacific Ocean
The surface waters of the modern subarctic Pacific Ocean are isolated from the nutrient-rich waters below by a steep vertical gradient in salinity (halocline), a feature which is a dominant control