A Pervasive Millennial-Scale Cycle in North Atlantic Holocene and Glacial Climates

  title={A Pervasive Millennial-Scale Cycle in North Atlantic Holocene and Glacial Climates},
  author={Gerard C. Bond and William J. Showers and Maziet Cheseby and Rusty Lotti and Peter F. Almasi and Peter B. deMenocal and Paul Priore and Heidi M. Cullen and I. Hajdas and Georges Bonani},
Evidence from North Atlantic deep sea cores reveals that abrupt shifts punctuated what is conventionally thought to have been a relatively stable Holocene climate. During each of these episodes, cool, ice-bearing waters from north of Iceland were advected as far south as the latitude of Britain. At about the same times, the atmospheric circulation above Greenland changed abruptly. Pacings of the Holocene events and of abrupt climate shifts during the last glaciation are statistically the same… 

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