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CP | Articles | Volume 15, issue 2
Clim. Past, 15, 811–825, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-811-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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Clim. Past, 15, 811–825, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-811-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 25 Apr 2019

Research article | 25 Apr 2019

Decadal-scale progression of the onset of Dansgaard–Oeschger warming events

Tobias Erhardt et al.
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The cause of the rapid warming events documented in proxy records across the Northern Hemisphere during the last glacial has been a long-standing puzzle in paleo-climate research. Here, we use high-resolution ice-core data from to cores in Greenland to investigate the progression during the onset of these events on multi-annual timescales to test their plausible triggers. We show that atmospheric circulation changes preceded the warming in Greenland and the collapse of the sea ice by a decade.
The cause of the rapid warming events documented in proxy records across the Northern Hemisphere...
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