Increase in the Asian southwest monsoon during the past four centuries.

  title={Increase in the Asian southwest monsoon during the past four centuries.},
  author={David M. Anderson and Jonathan T Overpeck and Anil K. Gupta},
  volume={297 5581},
Climate reconstructions reveal unprecedented warming in the past century; however, little is known about trends in aspects such as the monsoon. We reconstructed the monsoon winds for the past 1000 years using fossil Globigerina bulloides abundance in box cores from the Arabian Sea and found that monsoon wind strength increased during the past four centuries as the Northern Hemisphere warmed. We infer that the observed link between Eurasian snow cover and the southwest monsoon persists on a… CONTINUE READING
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