Temperature trends over the past five centuries reconstructed from borehole temperatures

@article{Huang2000TemperatureTO,
  title={Temperature trends over the past five centuries reconstructed from borehole temperatures},
  author={Shaopeng Huang and H. Pollack and P. Shen},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2000},
  volume={403},
  pages={756-758}
}
For an accurate assessment of the relative roles of natural variability and anthropogenic influence in the Earth's climate, reconstructions of past temperatures from the pre-industrial as well as the industrial period are essential. But instrumental records are typically available for no more than the past 150 years. Therefore reconstructions of pre-industrial climate rely principally on traditional climate proxy records, each with particular strengths and limitations in representing climatic… Expand

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