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Climate of the Past An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
03 Feb 2012
Northern Hemisphere temperature patterns in the last 12 centuries
F. C. Ljungqvist, P. J. Krusic, G. Brattström, and H. S. Sundqvist
Clim. Past, 8, 227-249, doi:10.5194/cp-8-227-2012, 2012 | 47,137 views
22 Mar 2012
Centennial mineral dust variability in high-resolution ice core data from Dome C, Antarctica
F. Lambert, M. Bigler, J. P. Steffensen, M. Hutterli, and H. Fischer
Clim. Past, 8, 609-623, doi:10.5194/cp-8-609-2012, 2012 | 42,060 views
30 Jun 2009
Mid-Pliocene shifts in ocean overturning circulation and the onset of Quaternary-style climates
M. Sarnthein, G. Bartoli, M. Prange, A. Schmittner, B. Schneider, M. Weinelt, N. Andersen, and D. Garbe-Schönberg
Clim. Past, 5, 269-283, doi:10.5194/cp-5-269-2009, 2009 | 40,741 views
05 Jan 2010
A unified proxy for ENSO and PDO variability since 1650
S. McGregor, A. Timmermann, and O. Timm
Clim. Past, 6, 1-17, doi:10.5194/cp-6-1-2010, 2010 | 29,634 views
14 Feb 2014
Multidecadal to millennial marine climate oscillations across the Denmark Strait (~ 66° N) over the last 2000 cal yr BP
J. T. Andrews and A. E. Jennings
Clim. Past, 10, 325-343, doi:10.5194/cp-10-325-2014, 2014 | 29,381 views
06 Nov 2013
A brief history of ice core science over the last 50 yr
J. Jouzel
Clim. Past, 9, 2525-2547, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2525-2013, 2013 | 28,301 views
02 Oct 2013
Global and regional sea surface temperature trends during Marine Isotope Stage 11
Y. Milker, R. Rachmayani, M. F. G. Weinkauf, M. Prange, M. Raitzsch, M. Schulz, and M. Kučera
Clim. Past, 9, 2231-2252, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2231-2013, 2013 | 27,317 views
19 Mar 2013
Direct linking of Greenland and Antarctic ice cores at the Toba eruption (74 ka BP)
A. Svensson, M. Bigler, T. Blunier, H. B. Clausen, D. Dahl-Jensen, H. Fischer, S. Fujita, K. Goto-Azuma, S. J. Johnsen, K. Kawamura, S. Kipfstuhl, M. Kohno, F. Parrenin, T. Popp, S. O. Rasmussen, J. Schwander, I. Seierstad, M. Severi, J. P. Steffensen, R. Udisti, R. Uemura, P. Vallelonga, B. M. Vinther, A. Wegner, F. Wilhelms, and M. Winstrup
Clim. Past, 9, 749-766, doi:10.5194/cp-9-749-2013, 2013 | 26,953 views
26 Jun 2013
Millennial-scale variability of marine productivity and terrigenous matter supply in the western Bering Sea over the past 180 kyr
J.-R. Riethdorf, D. Nürnberg, L. Max, R. Tiedemann, S. A. Gorbarenko, and M. I. Malakhov
Clim. Past, 9, 1345-1373, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1345-2013, 2013 | 25,668 views
04 Mar 2013
Variability of the ocean heat content during the last millennium – an assessment with the ECHO-g Model
P. Ortega, M. Montoya, F. González-Rouco, H. Beltrami, and D. Swingedouw
Clim. Past, 9, 547-565, doi:10.5194/cp-9-547-2013, 2013 | 25,472 views
18 Apr 2012
The extra-tropical Northern Hemisphere temperature in the last two millennia: reconstructions of low-frequency variability
B. Christiansen and F. C. Ljungqvist
Clim. Past, 8, 765-786, doi:10.5194/cp-8-765-2012, 2012 | 25,346 views
21 Nov 2014
The global monsoon across timescales: coherent variability of regional monsoons
P. X. Wang, B. Wang, H. Cheng, J. Fasullo, Z. T. Guo, T. Kiefer, and Z. Y. Liu
Clim. Past, 10, 2007-2052, doi:10.5194/cp-10-2007-2014, 2014 | 17,758 views
27 May 2013
Temperature changes over the past 2000 yr in China and comparison with the Northern Hemisphere
Q. Ge, Z. Hao, J. Zheng, and X. Shao
Clim. Past, 9, 1153-1160, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1153-2013, 2013 | 17,697 views
09 Feb 2011
Application of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) for assessing biogenic silica sample purity in geochemical analyses and palaeoenvironmental research
G. E. A. Swann and S. V. Patwardhan
Clim. Past, 7, 65-74, doi:10.5194/cp-7-65-2011, 2011 | 17,124 views
18 Aug 2008
A major reorganization of Asian climate by the early Miocene
Z. T. Guo, B. Sun, Z. S. Zhang, S. Z. Peng, G. Q. Xiao, J. Y. Ge, Q. Z. Hao, Y. S. Qiao, M. Y. Liang, J. F. Liu, Q. Z. Yin, and J. J. Wei
Clim. Past, 4, 153-174, doi:10.5194/cp-4-153-2008, 2008 | 16,830 views
28 Feb 2013
A Late Glacial to Holocene record of environmental change from Lake Dojran (Macedonia, Greece)
A. Francke, B. Wagner, M. J. Leng, and J. Rethemeyer
Clim. Past, 9, 481-498, doi:10.5194/cp-9-481-2013, 2013 | 15,210 views
20 Nov 2013
Trace elements and cathodoluminescence of detrital quartz in Arctic marine sediments – a new ice-rafted debris provenance proxy
A. Müller and J. Knies
Clim. Past, 9, 2615-2630, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2615-2013, 2013 | 14,111 views
22 Feb 2013
Multi-periodic climate dynamics: spectral analysis of long-term instrumental and proxy temperature records
H.-J. Lüdecke, A. Hempelmann, and C. O. Weiss
Clim. Past, 9, 447-452, doi:10.5194/cp-9-447-2013, 2013 | 11,858 views
29 Aug 2014
Arctic Holocene proxy climate database – new approaches to assessing geochronological accuracy and encoding climate variables
H. S. Sundqvist, D. S. Kaufman, N. P. McKay, N. L. Balascio, J. P. Briner, L. C. Cwynar, H. P. Sejrup, H. Seppä, D. A. Subetto, J. T. Andrews, Y. Axford, J. Bakke, H. J. B. Birks, S. J. Brooks, A. de Vernal, A. E. Jennings, F. C. Ljungqvist, K. M. Rühland, C. Saenger, J. P. Smol, and A. E. Viau
Clim. Past, 10, 1605-1631, doi:10.5194/cp-10-1605-2014, 2014 | 11,057 views
05 Feb 2014
Using palaeo-climate comparisons to constrain future projections in CMIP5
G. A. Schmidt, J. D. Annan, P. J. Bartlein, B. I. Cook, E. Guilyardi, J. C. Hargreaves, S. P. Harrison, M. Kageyama, A. N. LeGrande, B. Konecky, S. Lovejoy, M. E. Mann, V. Masson-Delmotte, C. Risi, D. Thompson, A. Timmermann, L.-B. Tremblay, and P. Yiou
Clim. Past, 10, 221-250, doi:10.5194/cp-10-221-2014, 2014 | 10,441 views
21 Jan 2014
An inter-laboratory investigation of the Arctic sea ice biomarker proxy IP25 in marine sediments: key outcomes and recommendations
S. T. Belt, T. A. Brown, L. Ampel, P. Cabedo-Sanz, K. Fahl, J. J. Kocis, G. Massé, A. Navarro-Rodriguez, J. Ruan, and Y. Xu
Clim. Past, 10, 155-166, doi:10.5194/cp-10-155-2014, 2014 | 10,395 views
13 Feb 2013
A new global reconstruction of temperature changes at the Last Glacial Maximum
J. D. Annan and J. C. Hargreaves
Clim. Past, 9, 367-376, doi:10.5194/cp-9-367-2013, 2013 | 10,266 views
25 Jan 2013
Large-scale features of Pliocene climate: results from the Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project
A. M. Haywood, D. J. Hill, A. M. Dolan, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, F. Bragg, W.-L. Chan, M. A. Chandler, C. Contoux, H. J. Dowsett, A. Jost, Y. Kamae, G. Lohmann, D. J. Lunt, A. Abe-Ouchi, S. J. Pickering, G. Ramstein, N. A. Rosenbloom, U. Salzmann, L. Sohl, C. Stepanek, H. Ueda, Q. Yan, and Z. Zhang
Clim. Past, 9, 191-209, doi:10.5194/cp-9-191-2013, 2013 | 10,065 views
04 Jul 2011
Climate patterns in north central China during the last 1800 yr and their possible driving force
L. Tan, Y. Cai, Z. An, L. Yi, H. Zhang, and S. Qin
Clim. Past, 7, 685-692, doi:10.5194/cp-7-685-2011, 2011 | 9,516 views
01 Aug 2013
The Antarctic ice core chronology (AICC2012): an optimized multi-parameter and multi-site dating approach for the last 120 thousand years
D. Veres, L. Bazin, A. Landais, H. Toyé Mahamadou Kele, B. Lemieux-Dudon, F. Parrenin, P. Martinerie, E. Blayo, T. Blunier, E. Capron, J. Chappellaz, S. O. Rasmussen, M. Severi, A. Svensson, B. Vinther, and E. W. Wolff
Clim. Past, 9, 1733-1748, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1733-2013, 2013 | 9,201 views
05 Nov 2013
Where to find 1.5 million yr old ice for the IPICS "Oldest-Ice" ice core
H. Fischer, J. Severinghaus, E. Brook, E. Wolff, M. Albert, O. Alemany, R. Arthern, C. Bentley, D. Blankenship, J. Chappellaz, T. Creyts, D. Dahl-Jensen, M. Dinn, M. Frezzotti, S. Fujita, H. Gallee, R. Hindmarsh, D. Hudspeth, G. Jugie, K. Kawamura, V. Lipenkov, H. Miller, R. Mulvaney, F. Parrenin, F. Pattyn, C. Ritz, J. Schwander, D. Steinhage, T. van Ommen, and F. Wilhelms
Clim. Past, 9, 2489-2505, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2489-2013, 2013 | 8,821 views
10 Jan 2012
Benchmarking homogenization algorithms for monthly data
V. K. C. Venema, O. Mestre, E. Aguilar, I. Auer, J. A. Guijarro, P. Domonkos, G. Vertacnik, T. Szentimrey, P. Stepanek, P. Zahradnicek, J. Viarre, G. Müller-Westermeier, M. Lakatos, C. N. Williams, M. J. Menne, R. Lindau, D. Rasol, E. Rustemeier, K. Kolokythas, T. Marinova, L. Andresen, F. Acquaotta, S. Fratianni, S. Cheval, M. Klancar, M. Brunetti, C. Gruber, M. Prohom Duran, T. Likso, P. Esteban, and T. Brandsma
Clim. Past, 8, 89-115, doi:10.5194/cp-8-89-2012, 2012 | 8,781 views
31 Jan 2013
What could have caused pre-industrial biomass burning emissions to exceed current rates?
G. R. van der Werf, W. Peters, T. T. van Leeuwen, and L. Giglio
Clim. Past, 9, 289-306, doi:10.5194/cp-9-289-2013, 2013 | 8,338 views
19 Jul 2007
Climatic Conditions for modelling the Northern Hemisphere ice sheets throughout the ice age cycle
A. Abe-Ouchi, T. Segawa, and F. Saito
Clim. Past, 3, 423-438, doi:10.5194/cp-3-423-2007, 2007 | 8,279 views
13 Mar 2014
The challenge of simulating the warmth of the mid-Miocene climatic optimum in CESM1
A. Goldner, N. Herold, and M. Huber
Clim. Past, 10, 523-536, doi:10.5194/cp-10-523-2014, 2014 | 8,187 views
17 Aug 2007
The EDC3 chronology for the EPICA Dome C ice core
F. Parrenin, J.-M. Barnola, J. Beer, T. Blunier, E. Castellano, J. Chappellaz, G. Dreyfus, H. Fischer, S. Fujita, J. Jouzel, K. Kawamura, B. Lemieux-Dudon, L. Loulergue, V. Masson-Delmotte, B. Narcisi, J.-R. Petit, G. Raisbeck, D. Raynaud, U. Ruth, J. Schwander, M. Severi, R. Spahni, J. P. Steffensen, A. Svensson, R. Udisti, C. Waelbroeck, and E. Wolff
Clim. Past, 3, 485-497, doi:10.5194/cp-3-485-2007, 2007 | 8,024 views
01 Aug 2013
An optimized multi-proxy, multi-site Antarctic ice and gas orbital chronology (AICC2012): 120–800 ka
L. Bazin, A. Landais, B. Lemieux-Dudon, H. Toyé Mahamadou Kele, D. Veres, F. Parrenin, P. Martinerie, C. Ritz, E. Capron, V. Lipenkov, M.-F. Loutre, D. Raynaud, B. Vinther, A. Svensson, S. O. Rasmussen, M. Severi, T. Blunier, M. Leuenberger, H. Fischer, V. Masson-Delmotte, J. Chappellaz, and E. Wolff
Clim. Past, 9, 1715-1731, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1715-2013, 2013 | 7,547 views
18 Nov 2009
Quantifying the roles of ocean circulation and biogeochemistry in governing ocean carbon-13 and atmospheric carbon dioxide at the last glacial maximum
A. Tagliabue, L. Bopp, D. M. Roche, N. Bouttes, J.-C. Dutay, R. Alkama, M. Kageyama, E. Michel, and D. Paillard
Clim. Past, 5, 695-706, doi:10.5194/cp-5-695-2009, 2009 | 7,494 views
25 Apr 2014
A probabilistic model of chronological errors in layer-counted climate proxies: applications to annually banded coral archives
M. Comboul, J. Emile-Geay, M. N. Evans, N. Mirnateghi, K. M. Cobb, and D. M. Thompson
Clim. Past, 10, 825-841, doi:10.5194/cp-10-825-2014, 2014 | 7,205 views
21 Mar 2014
Pulses of enhanced North Pacific Intermediate Water ventilation from the Okhotsk Sea and Bering Sea during the last deglaciation
L. Max, L. Lembke-Jene, J.-R. Riethdorf, R. Tiedemann, D. Nürnberg, H. Kühn, and A. Mackensen
Clim. Past, 10, 591-605, doi:10.5194/cp-10-591-2014, 2014 | 7,140 views
29 Jul 2013
The Holocene thermal maximum in the Nordic Seas: the impact of Greenland Ice Sheet melt and other forcings in a coupled atmosphere–sea-ice–ocean model
M. Blaschek and H. Renssen
Clim. Past, 9, 1629-1643, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1629-2013, 2013 | 6,925 views
16 May 2013
Historical and idealized climate model experiments: an intercomparison of Earth system models of intermediate complexity
M. Eby, A. J. Weaver, K. Alexander, K. Zickfeld, A. Abe-Ouchi, A. A. Cimatoribus, E. Crespin, S. S. Drijfhout, N. R. Edwards, A. V. Eliseev, G. Feulner, T. Fichefet, C. E. Forest, H. Goosse, P. B. Holden, F. Joos, M. Kawamiya, D. Kicklighter, H. Kienert, K. Matsumoto, I. I. Mokhov, E. Monier, S. M. Olsen, J. O. P. Pedersen, M. Perrette, G. Philippon-Berthier, A. Ridgwell, A. Schlosser, T. Schneider von Deimling, G. Shaffer, R. S. Smith, R. Spahni, A. P. Sokolov, M. Steinacher, K. Tachiiri, K. Tokos, M. Yoshimori, N. Zeng, and F. Zhao
Clim. Past, 9, 1111-1140, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1111-2013, 2013 | 6,673 views
11 Oct 2012
Isotopic and lithologic variations of one precisely-dated stalagmite across the Medieval/LIA period from Heilong Cave, central China
Y. F. Cui, Y. J. Wang, H. Cheng, K. Zhao, and X. G. Kong
Clim. Past, 8, 1541-1550, doi:10.5194/cp-8-1541-2012, 2012 | 6,669 views
23 Jul 2012
Tightened constraints on the time-lag between Antarctic temperature and CO2 during the last deglaciation
J. B. Pedro, S. O. Rasmussen, and T. D. van Ommen
Clim. Past, 8, 1213-1221, doi:10.5194/cp-8-1213-2012, 2012 | 6,532 views
06 Dec 2013
Investigating the consistency between proxy-based reconstructions and climate models using data assimilation: a mid-Holocene case study
A. Mairesse, H. Goosse, P. Mathiot, H. Wanner, and S. Dubinkina
Clim. Past, 9, 2741-2757, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2741-2013, 2013 | 6,387 views
16 Jan 2014
Sediment transport processes across the Tibetan Plateau inferred from robust grain-size end members in lake sediments
E. Dietze, F. Maussion, M. Ahlborn, B. Diekmann, K. Hartmann, K. Henkel, T. Kasper, G. Lockot, S. Opitz, and T. Haberzettl
Clim. Past, 10, 91-106, doi:10.5194/cp-10-91-2014, 2014 | 6,379 views
10 Oct 2013
Inferred changes in El Niño–Southern Oscillation variance over the past six centuries
S. McGregor, A. Timmermann, M. H. England, O. Elison Timm, and A. T. Wittenberg
Clim. Past, 9, 2269-2284, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2269-2013, 2013 | 6,361 views
16 Jun 2011
The early Eocene equable climate problem revisited
M. Huber and R. Caballero
Clim. Past, 7, 603-633, doi:10.5194/cp-7-603-2011, 2011 | 6,325 views
26 Oct 2010
Climate and carbon-cycle variability over the last millennium
J. H. Jungclaus, S. J. Lorenz, C. Timmreck, C. H. Reick, V. Brovkin, K. Six, J. Segschneider, M. A. Giorgetta, T. J. Crowley, J. Pongratz, N. A. Krivova, L. E. Vieira, S. K. Solanki, D. Klocke, M. Botzet, M. Esch, V. Gayler, H. Haak, T. J. Raddatz, E. Roeckner, R. Schnur, H. Widmann, M. Claussen, B. Stevens, and J. Marotzke
Clim. Past, 6, 723-737, doi:10.5194/cp-6-723-2010, 2010 | 6,095 views
01 Aug 2013
On the effect of orbital forcing on mid-Pliocene climate, vegetation and ice sheets
M. Willeit, A. Ganopolski, and G. Feulner
Clim. Past, 9, 1749-1759, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1749-2013, 2013 | 6,047 views
08 Mar 2013
On the origin of multidecadal to centennial Greenland temperature anomalies over the past 800 yr
T. Kobashi, D. T. Shindell, K. Kodera, J. E. Box, T. Nakaegawa, and K. Kawamura
Clim. Past, 9, 583-596, doi:10.5194/cp-9-583-2013, 2013 | 6,013 views
04 Jun 2007
Results of PMIP2 coupled simulations of the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum – Part 1: experiments and large-scale features
P. Braconnot, B. Otto-Bliesner, S. Harrison, S. Joussaume, J.-Y. Peterchmitt, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, E. Driesschaert, Th. Fichefet, C. D. Hewitt, M. Kageyama, A. Kitoh, A. Laîné, M.-F. Loutre, O. Marti, U. Merkel, G. Ramstein, P. Valdes, S. L. Weber, Y. Yu, and Y. Zhao
Clim. Past, 3, 261-277, doi:10.5194/cp-3-261-2007, 2007 | 5,862 views
06 Aug 2013
A model–data comparison of the Holocene global sea surface temperature evolution
G. Lohmann, M. Pfeiffer, T. Laepple, G. Leduc, and J.-H. Kim
Clim. Past, 9, 1807-1839, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1807-2013, 2013 | 5,694 views
10 Apr 2013
Model sensitivity to North Atlantic freshwater forcing at 8.2 ka
C. Morrill, A. N. LeGrande, H. Renssen, P. Bakker, and B. L. Otto-Bliesner
Clim. Past, 9, 955-968, doi:10.5194/cp-9-955-2013, 2013 | 5,608 views
05 Mar 2009
How did Marine Isotope Stage 3 and Last Glacial Maximum climates differ? – Perspectives from equilibrium simulations
C. J. Van Meerbeeck, H. Renssen, and D. M. Roche
Clim. Past, 5, 33-51, doi:10.5194/cp-5-33-2009, 2009 | 5,573 views
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