Evidence for general instability of past climate from a 250-kyr ice-core record

@article{Dansgaard1993EvidenceFG,
  title={Evidence for general instability of past climate from a 250-kyr ice-core record},
  author={Willi Dansgaard and Sigfús J. Johnsen and H. B. Clausen and Dorthe Dahl-Jensen and Niels S. Gundestrup and Claus U. Hammer and Christine S. Hvidberg and J{\o}rgen Peder Steffensen and Árný E. Sveinbjörnsdóttir and Jean Jouzel and Gerard C. Bond},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1993},
  volume={364},
  pages={218-220}
}
RECENT results1,2 from two ice cores drilled in central Greenland have revealed large, abrupt climate changes of at least regional extent during the late stages of the last glaciation, suggesting that climate in the North Atlantic region is able to reorganize itself rapidly, perhaps even within a few decades. Here we present a detailed stable-isotope record for the full length of the Greenland Ice-core Project Summit ice core, extending over the past 250 kyr according to a calculated timescale… 

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