Bipolar modulation of millennial-scale West African monsoon variability during the last glacial (75,000e25,000 years ago)

@inproceedings{Weldeab2012BipolarMO,
  title={Bipolar modulation of millennial-scale West African monsoon variability during the last glacial (75,000e25,000 years ago)},
  author={Syee Weldeab},
  year={2012}
}
Time series of planktonic foraminiferal d18O and Ba/Ca-based sea surface salinity (SSS) estimates from the eastern Gulf of Guinea (eastern equatorial Atlantic) indicate changes in runoff that reflect variability of spatially integrated precipitation over the equatorial West African monsoon area. Millennial-scale and recurring runoff-induced SSS rises and declines in the range of 1.5 and 2 psu (practical salinity unit) reveal rapid oscillation between dry and wet phases. The timing of decreased… CONTINUE READING
8 Citations
83 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 83 references

Reevaluation of oxygen isotope composition of planktonic foraminifera: experimental results and revised paleotemperature equations

  • B. E. Bemis, H. Spero, J. Bijma, D. W. Lea
  • Paleoceanography 13,
  • 1998
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Assessing in the reliability of the paleochemical tracers: barium uptake in the shells of planktonic foraminifera

  • D. W. Lea, H. Spero
  • Paleoceanography 9,
  • 1994
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Water vapour source impacts on oxygen isotope variability in tropical precipitation during Heinrich events

  • S. C. Lewis, A. N. LeGrande, M. Kelley, G. A. Schmidt
  • Climate of the Past
  • 2010
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Global gridded data set of the oxygen isotopic composition in seawater

  • A. N. LeGrande, G. A. Schmidt
  • Geophysical Research Letters
  • 2006
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Modulation and amplification of climatic changes in the Northern Hemisphere by the Indian summer monsoon during the past

  • H. R. Kudrass, A. Hofmann, H. Doose, K. Emeis, H. Erlenkeuser
  • k.y. Geology
  • 2001
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Global Seawater Oxygen-18 Database

  • G. A. Schmidt, G. R. Bigg, E. J. Rohling
  • 1999
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…