Timing and Extent of Late Pleistocene Glaciation in the Arid Central Andes of Argentina and Chile ( 22 °-41 ° S )

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The arid Central Andes are a key site to study changes in intensity and movement of the three main atmospheric circulation systems over South America: the South American Summer Monsoon (SASM), the Westerlies and the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO). In this semi-arid to arid region glaciers are particularly sensitive to precipitation changes and thus the… (More)

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