Seasonal temperature variability during the past 1600 years recorded in historical documents and varved lake sediment profiles from northeastern China

  title={Seasonal temperature variability during the past 1600 years recorded in historical documents and varved lake sediment profiles from northeastern China},
  author={Guoqiang Chu and Qing Sun and Xiaohua Wang and Meimei Liu and Yuan Lin and Manman Xie and Wenyu Shang and Jiaqi Liu},
  journal={The Holocene},
  pages={785 - 792}
Seasonal temperature variability over longer timescales could offer new insights into understanding different forcing factors and response processes in the climate system. Here we report an alkenone-based temperature reconstruction for growing season over the past 1600 years from the varved sediment in Lake Sihailongwan, northeastern China. The most notable cold spells occurred during the periods ad 480–860, ad 1260–1300, ad 1510–1570 and ad 1800–1900 with a temperature decrease of about 1°C… 

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