Hydroclimate of the northeastern United States is highly sensitive to solar forcing

  title={Hydroclimate of the northeastern United States is highly sensitive to solar forcing},
  author={Jonathan E. Nichols and Yongsong Huang},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
Dramatic hydrological fluctuations strongly impact human society, but the driving mechanisms for these changes are unclear. One suggested driver is solar variability, but supporting paleoclimate evidence is lacking. Therefore, long, continuous, high‐resolution records from strategic locations are crucial for resolving the scientific debate regarding sensitivity of climate to solar forcing. We present a 6800–year, decadally‐resolved biomarker and multidecadally‐resolved hydrogen isotope record… 

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