Asynchronous Climate Changes in the North Atlantic and Japan During the Last Termination

  title={Asynchronous Climate Changes in the North Atlantic and Japan During the Last Termination},
  author={Takeshi Nakagawa and Hiroyuki Kitagawa and Yoshinori Yasuda and Pavel E. Tarasov and Kotoba Nishida and Katsuya Gotanda and Yuki Sawai},
  pages={688 - 691}
Pollen records from the annually laminated sediment sequence in Lake Suigetsu, Japan, suggest a sequence of climate changes during the Last Termination that resembles that of the North Atlantic region but with noticeable differences in timing. An interstadial interval commenced a few centuries earlier [∼15,000 years before the present (yr B.P.)] than the North Atlantic GI-1 (Bölling) event. Conversely, the onset of a Younger Dryas (YD)–like cold reversal (12,300 to 11,250 yr B.P.) postdated… 

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