Timing of millennial-scale climate change in Antarctica and Greenland during the last glacial period.

@article{Blunier2001TimingOM,
  title={Timing of millennial-scale climate change in Antarctica and Greenland during the last glacial period.},
  author={Thomas Blunier and Edward J. Brook},
  journal={Science},
  year={2001},
  volume={291 5501},
  pages={
          109-12
        }
}
A precise relative chronology for Greenland and West Antarctic paleotemperature is extended to 90,000 years ago, based on correlation of atmospheric methane records from the Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2 and Byrd ice cores. Over this period, the onset of seven major millennial-scale warmings in Antarctica preceded the onset of Greenland warmings by 1500 to 3000 years. In general, Antarctic temperatures increased gradually while Greenland temperatures were decreasing or constant, and the… 

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