A 1200+ year reconstruction of temperature extremes for the northeastern Mediterranean region

@article{Klippel2018A1Y,
  title={A 1200+ year reconstruction of temperature extremes for the northeastern Mediterranean region},
  author={Lara Klippel and Paul J Krusic and Oliver Konter and Scott St. George and Valerie Trouet and Jan Esper},
  journal={International Journal of Climatology},
  year={2018},
  volume={39},
  pages={2336 - 2350}
}
Proxy evidence is necessary to place current temperature and hydroclimatic changes in a long‐term context and to assess the full range of natural and anthropogenic climate forcings. Here, we present the first millennium‐length reconstruction of late summer (August–September) temperature variability for the Mediterranean region. We compiled 132 maximum latewood density (MXD) tree‐ring series of living and relict Pinus heldreichii trees from a network of four high‐elevation sites in the Pindus… 
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