Eastern South African hydroclimate over the past 270,000 years

  title={Eastern South African hydroclimate over the past 270,000 years},
  author={Margit H. Simon and Martin Ziegler and Joyce Helena Catharina Bosmans and Stephen Barker and Chris J. C. Reason and Ian R. Hall},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Processes that control the hydrological balance in eastern South Africa on orbital to millennial timescales remain poorly understood because proxy records documenting its variability at high resolution are scarce. In this work, we present a detailed 270,000 year-long record of terrestrial climate variability in the KwaZulu-Natal province based on elemental ratios of Fe/K from the southwest Indian Ocean, derived from X-ray fluorescence core scanning. Eastern South African climate variability on… 

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