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Climate of the Past An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Clim. Past, 13, 61-71, 2017
http://www.clim-past.net/13/61/2017/
doi:10.5194/cp-13-61-2017
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16 Jan 2017
Climatic variability in Princess Elizabeth Land (East Antarctica) over the last 350 years
Alexey A. Ekaykin et al.

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Understanding the Antarctic climate system is crucial in the context of the present-day global environmental changes, but key gaps arise from limited observations. We present a new reconstructed stacked climate record for Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica. Records show 1 °C warming over the last 350 years, with a particularly cold period from the mid-18th to mid-19th century. Temperature variability with a period > 27 years is mainly related to the anomalies of the Indian Ocean Dipole mode.
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