Evidence for Decreased Precipitation Variability in the Yucatán Peninsula During the Mid‐Holocene

  title={Evidence for Decreased Precipitation Variability in the Yucat{\'a}n Peninsula During the Mid‐Holocene},
  author={Gabriela Serrato Marks and Mart{\'i}n Medina‐Elizalde and S. Burns and Syee Weldeab and Fernanda Lases-Hern{\'a}ndez and Gabriela C{\'a}zares and David McGee},
  journal={Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology},
The Yucatán Peninsula (YP) has a complex hydroclimate with many proposed drivers of interannual and longer‐term variability, ranging from coupled ocean–atmosphere processes to frequency of tropical cyclones. The mid‐Holocene, a time of higher Northern Hemisphere summer insolation, provides an opportunity to test the relationship between YP precipitation and ocean temperature. Here, we present a new, ∼annually resolved speleothem record of stable isotope (δ18O and δ13C) and trace element (Mg/Ca… 
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