Old World megadroughts and pluvials during the Common Era

@article{Cook2015OldWM,
  title={Old World megadroughts and pluvials during the Common Era},
  author={Edward R. Cook and Richard Seager and Yochanan Kushnir and Keith R. Briffa and Ulf B{\"u}ntgen and David C. Frank and Paul J Krusic and Willy Tegel and Gerard van der Schrier and Laia Andreu‐Hayles and Michael G. L. Baillie and Claudia Baittinger and Niels Bleicher and Niels A Bonde and David Brown and Marco Carrer and Richard J. Cooper and Katarina {\vC}ufar and Christoph Dittmar and Jan Esper and Carol B. Griggs and Bj{\"o}rn E. Gunnarson and B. G{\"u}nther and Emilia Guti{\'e}rrez and Kristof Haneca and Samuli Helama and Franz Herzig and Karl Uwe Heussner and J. Hofmann and Pavel Janda and Raymond Kontic and Nesibe K{\"o}se and Tom{\'a}{\vs} Kyncl and Tom Levani{\vc} and Hans W. Linderholm and Sturt W. Manning and Thomas M. Melvin and Daniel Miles and Burkhard Neuwirth and Kurt Nicolussi and Paola Nola and Momchil Panayotov and Ionela Popa and Andreas Rothe and Kristina Seftigen and Andrea Seim and Helene Svarva and Miroslav Svoboda and Terje Thun and Mauri Timonen and R. Touchan and Volodymyr Trotsiuk and Valerie Trouet and Felix Walder and Tomasz Ważny and Rob J S Wilson and Christian S. Zang},
  journal={Science Advances},
  year={2015},
  volume={1}
}
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