800,000 Years of Abrupt Climate Variability

@article{Barker2011800000YO,
  title={800,000 Years of Abrupt Climate Variability},
  author={Stephen Barker and Gregor Knorr and Richard Lawrence Edwards and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Parrenin and Aaron E. Putnam and Luke C. Skinner and Eric W. Wolff and Martin Ziegler},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={334},
  pages={347 - 351}
}
Greenland climate variability for the past 800,000 years was inferred from the Antarctic ice-core temperature record. We constructed an 800,000-year synthetic record of Greenland climate variability based on the thermal bipolar seesaw model. Our Greenland analog reproduces much of the variability seen in the Greenland ice cores over the past 100,000 years. The synthetic record shows strong similarity with the absolutely dated speleothem record from China, allowing us to place ice core records… Expand

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