Holocene climatic instability: A prominent, widespread event 8200 yr ago

@article{Alley1997HoloceneCI,
  title={Holocene climatic instability: A prominent, widespread event 8200 yr ago},
  author={R. Alley and P. Mayewski and T. Sowers and M. Stuiver and K. Taylor and P. Clark},
  journal={Geology},
  year={1997},
  volume={25},
  pages={483-486}
}
The most prominent Holocene climatic event in Greenland ice-core proxies, with approximately half the amplitude of the Younger Dryas, occurred ∼8000 to 8400 yr ago. This Holocene event affected regions well beyond the North Atlantic basin, as shown by synchronous increases in windblown chemical indicators together with a significant decrease in methane. Widespread proxy records from the tropics to the north polar regions show a short-lived cool, dry, or windy event of similar age. The spatial… Expand
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