Brief interstadial events in the Santa Barbara basin, NE Pacific, during the past 60 kyr

@article{Behl1996BriefIE,
  title={Brief interstadial events in the Santa Barbara basin, NE Pacific, during the past 60 kyr},
  author={Richard J. Behl and James P. Kennett},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1996},
  volume={379},
  pages={243-246}
}
THE instability of the Northern Hemisphere glacial climate over the past 100 kyr has been revealed by at least 20 brief warm (interstadial) episodes, called Dansgaard–Oeschger events, recorded in Greenland ice cores1–3 and in North Atlantic sedimentary records4,5. A few of these events have been recognized elsewhere6–8. Here we describe a record of ocean oxygenation and circulation from the Santa Barbara basin in the northeast Pacific Ocean which correlates well with the Greenland ice-core… CONTINUE READING

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