Ice Age Terminations

  title={Ice Age Terminations},
  author={Hai Cheng and R. Edwards and W. Broecker and G. Denton and X. Kong and Y. Wang and R. Zhang and X. Wang},
  pages={248 - 252}
  • Hai Cheng, R. Edwards, +5 authors X. Wang
  • Published 2009
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Monsoon Cave Recordings Rocky deposits in caves in central China record the changes over time in the Asian Monsoon through the oxygen isotopic composition of the minerals from which they are formed. These deposits can be precisely dated and provide an absolute time line for climate system changes. Cheng et al. (p. 248; see the Perspective by Severinghaus) present oxygen isotope data from speleothems collected from Sanbao Cave, China, for the three glacial terminations that occurred between 120… CONTINUE READING
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