New PDF release: Abrupt Climate Change. Mechanisms, Patterns, and Impacts

By Harunur Rashid, Leonid Polyak, Ellen Mosley-Thompson

ISBN-10: 111867152X

ISBN-13: 9781118671528

Published via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.Abrupt weather swap: Mechanisms, styles, and Impacts brings jointly a various crew of paleoproxy files similar to ice cores, marine sediments, terrestrial (lakes and speleothems) documents, and paired ocean-atmosphere weather types to record fresh advances in knowing the mechanisms of abrupt weather alterations. because the discovery of the Dansgaard-Oeschger occasions in Greenland ice cores and the next discovery in their modern occasions within the marine sediments of the North Atlantic, the hunt for those abrupt, millennial-scale occasions around the globe has intensified, and consequently, the variety of paleoclimatic documents chronicling such occasions has elevated. the quantity highlights comprise discussions of documents of earlier weather variability, meridional overturning...

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Voelker and de Abreu also evaluated changes in seasonality based on the difference in δ18O between Globigerina bulloides and Globorotalia inflata [Ganssen and Kroon, 2000]. As a result, migration of subpolar and subtropical boundaries and hydrographic fronts during abrupt climate events were identified. Voelker and de Abreu suggest that nutrient levels and thus ventilation of the upper 400 m of the water column were not driven by millennial-scale events. In contrast, millennial-scale oscillations in ventilation were recorded in the intermediate to bottom waters, indicating the status of the overturning circulation either in the North Atlantic or in the Mediterranean Sea that admixed deep flowing Mediterranean Overflow Water to the Glacial North Atlantic Intermediate Water.

PREFACE When the first book on abrupt climate change was published in 1987, the idea of millennial climatic oscillations now known as the Dansgaard-Oeschger events, named after seminal researchers Willi Dansgaard and Hans Oeschger, was slowly taking shape, while periodic collapse and rebuilding of the Northern Hemisphere ice sheets at millennial timescales, recognized as the Heinrich (named for Hartmut Heinrich) iceberg-rafting events, were not yet known. Using marine sediment data from the northeast Atlantic deep-sea cores, Gerard Bond and Wallace Broecker, and colleagues in 1992 and 1993 placed Heinrich’s work into a wider climate context; climatologists began to consider mechanisms of reorganization of the global ocean-atmospheric system at millennial and finer timescales.

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