The Holocene Asian Monsoon: Links to Solar Changes and North Atlantic Climate

@article{Wang2005TheHA,
  title={The Holocene Asian Monsoon: Links to Solar Changes and North Atlantic Climate},
  author={Yongjin Wang and Hai Cheng and Richard Lawrence Edwards and Yaoqi He and Xing-Gong Kong and Zhisheng An and Jiangying Wu and Megan Jean Kelly and Carolyn A. Dykoski and Xiangdong Li},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={308},
  pages={854 - 857}
}
A 5-year-resolution absolute-dated oxygen isotope record from Dongge Cave, southern China, provides a continuous history of the Asian monsoon over the past 9000 years. Although the record broadly follows summer insolation, it is punctuated by eight weak monsoon events lasting ∼1 to 5 centuries. One correlates with the “8200-year” event, another with the collapse of the Chinese Neolithic culture, and most with North Atlantic ice-rafting events. Cross-correlation of the decadal- to centennial… 
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