Large Arctic Temperature Change at the Wisconsin-Holocene Glacial Transition

@article{Cuffey1995LargeAT,
  title={Large Arctic Temperature Change at the Wisconsin-Holocene Glacial Transition},
  author={Kurt M. Cuffey and Gary D. Clow and Richard B. Alley and Minze Stuiver and Edwin D. Waddington and Richard W. Saltus},
  journal={Science},
  year={1995},
  volume={270},
  pages={455 - 458}
}
Analysis of borehole temperature and Greenland Ice Sheet Project II ice-core isotopic composition reveals that the warming from average glacial conditions to the Holocene in central Greenland was large, approximately 15°C. This is at least three times the coincident temperature change in the tropics and mid-latitudes. The coldest periods of the last glacial were probably 21°C colder than at present over the Greenland ice sheet. 
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