Palaeoclimatology: The record for marine isotopic stage 11

  title={Palaeoclimatology: The record for marine isotopic stage 11},
  author={Dominique Raynaud and J-M. Barnola and Roland Souchez and Reginald D. Lorrain and Jean Robert Petit and Paul Duval and Vladimir Ya. Lipenkov},
The marine isotopic stage 11 (MIS 11) is an extraordinarily long interglacial period in the Earth's history that occurred some 400,000 years ago and lasted for about 30,000 years. During this period there were weak, astronomically induced changes in the distribution of solar energy reaching the Earth. The conditions of this orbital climate forcing are similar to those of today's interglacial period, and they rendered the climate susceptible to other forcing — for example, to changes in the… 
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