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Holocene climate variability in the Denmark Strait region - A land-sea correlation of new and existing climate proxy records

Climate change and variability. Special issue

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Two well dated Holocene sediment records bordering the Denmark Strait region have been used to reconstruct past climate variability. The content of biogenic silica, clastic and organic material and moss in a lacustrine record from lake N14 has been used to infer past variability in precipitation and temperature in southern Greenland. Sedimentologic and petrologic composition of sand in a shelf sediment record from the Djúpáll trough is used to infer past variability in the northwestern storm activity on northwestern Iceland. The aim is to provide both an overall view of the long-term Holocene development in the region and to analyse climate variability anf triggering on a submillennial timescale.

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Article de monographie

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Geografiska annaler. Series A. Physical geography, issn : 0435-3676, 2005, vol. 87, n°. 1, p. 159-174, nombre de pages : 16, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 3 p.

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Pays édition : Suede, Stockholm, Svenska sällskapet för antropologi och geografi

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