Southern Hemispheric Westerlies control sedimentary processes of Laguna Azul (south-eastern Patagonia, Argentina)

  title={Southern Hemispheric Westerlies control sedimentary processes of Laguna Azul (south-eastern Patagonia, Argentina)},
  author={Bernd Zolitschka and M. Fey and Stephanie Janssen and Nora I. Maidana and Christoph Mayr and Sabine Wulf and Torsten Haberzettl and Hugo Corbella and Andreas L{\"u}cke and Christian Ohlendorf and Frank Sch{\"a}bitz},
  journal={The Holocene},
  pages={403 - 420}
Multiproxy investigations of lacustrine sediments from Laguna Azul (52 °S) document multi-millennial Holocene influences of Southern Hemispheric Westerlies (SHW) on the hydroclimatic variability of south-eastern Patagonia. During the last 4000 years, this hydroclimatic variability is overprinted by centennial warm/dry periods. A cool/wet period from 11,600 to 10,100 cal. BP is succeeded by an early Holocene dry period (10,100–8300 cal. BP) with a shallow lake, strong anoxia, methanogenesis and… 

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