Recent Warming Reverses Long-Term Arctic Cooling

  title={Recent Warming Reverses Long-Term Arctic Cooling},
  author={D. Kaufman and D. Schneider and N. McKay and C. Ammann and R. S. Bradley and K. Briffa and G. Miller and B. Otto-Bliesner and J. Overpeck and B. Vinther},
  pages={1236 - 1239}
  • D. Kaufman, D. Schneider, +7 authors B. Vinther
  • Published 2009
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • Climate Reversal The climate and environment of the Arctic have changed drastically over the short course of modern observation. Kaufman et al. (p. 1236) synthesized 2000 years of proxy data from lakes above 60° N latitude with complementary ice core and tree ring records, to create a paleoclimate reconstruction for the Arctic with a 10-year resolution. A gradual cooling trend at the start of the record had reversed by the beginning of the 20th century, when temperatures began to increase… CONTINUE READING
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