Rapid changes in the hydrologic cycle of the tropical Atlantic during the last glacial.

  title={Rapid changes in the hydrologic cycle of the tropical Atlantic during the last glacial.},
  author={Larry C. Peterson and Gerald H. Haug and Konrad A. Hughen and Ursula R{\"o}hl},
  volume={290 5498},
Sedimentary time series of color reflectance and major element chemistry from the anoxic Cariaco Basin off the coast of northern Venezuela record large and abrupt shifts in the hydrologic cycle of the tropical Atlantic during the past 90,000 years. Marine productivity maxima and increased precipitation and riverine discharge from northern South America are closely linked to interstadial (warm) climate events of marine isotope stage 3, as recorded in Greenland ice cores. Increased precipitation… 
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