Reconstructing the last interglacial at Summit, Greenland: Insights from GISP2.

@article{Yau2016ReconstructingTL,
  title={Reconstructing the last interglacial at Summit, Greenland: Insights from GISP2.},
  author={Audrey M. Yau and Michael L. Bender and Alexander Robinson and Edward J. Brook},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2016},
  volume={113 35},
  pages={9710-5}
}
The Eemian (last interglacial, 130-115 ka) was likely the warmest of all interglacials of the last 800 ka, with summer Arctic temperatures 3-5 °C above present. Here, we present improved Eemian climate records from central Greenland, reconstructed from the base of the Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2 (GISP2) ice core. Our record comes from clean, stratigraphically disturbed, and isotopically warm ice from 2,750 to 3,040 m depth. The age of this ice is constrained by measuring CH4 and δ(18)O of O2… CONTINUE READING
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