Temperature variation through 2000 years in China: An uncertainty analysis of reconstruction and regional difference

@article{Ge2010TemperatureVT,
  title={Temperature variation through 2000 years in China: An uncertainty analysis of reconstruction and regional difference},
  author={Quansheng Ge and Jy Zheng and Zhixin Hao and Xuemei Shao and Wei‐Chyung Wang and Juerg Luterbacher},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  year={2010},
  volume={37}
}
Twenty-three published proxy temperature series over China spanning the last 2000 years were selected for an uncertainty analysis in five climate regions. Results indicated that, although large uncertainties are found for the period prior to the 16th century, high level of consistency were identified in all regions during the recent 500-years, highlighted by the two cold periods 1620s-1710s and 1800s-1860s, and the warming during the 20th century. The latter started in Tibet, Northwest and… 

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