Abrupt Climate Change: Mechanisms, Patterns, and Impacts by Harunur Rashid, Leonid Polyak, Ellen Mosley-Thompson

By Harunur Rashid, Leonid Polyak, Ellen Mosley-Thompson

Released via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 193.

Abrupt weather swap: Mechanisms, styles, and Impacts
brings jointly a various team of paleoproxy files reminiscent of ice cores, marine sediments, terrestrial (lakes and speleothems) files, and paired ocean-atmosphere weather types to rfile contemporary advances in knowing the mechanisms of abrupt weather adjustments. because the discovery of the Dansgaard-Oeschger occasions in Greenland ice cores and the following 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 for this reason, the variety of paleoclimatic files chronicling such occasions has elevated. the quantity highlights comprise discussions of files of earlier weather variability, meridional overturning circulate, land-ocean-atmosphere interactions, feedbacks within the weather process, and international temperature anomalies. Abrupt weather Change may be of curiosity to scholars, researchers, lecturers, and coverage makers who're all in favour of abrupt weather switch and its power impression on society.

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1999] and ocean modeling [Manabe and Stouffer, 1997]. , 2007]. , 2005], highlighting the uncertainty of meltwater rerouting Figure 1. , 2006]. Younger Dryas (YD), Bølling/Allerød (B/A), and numbered Dansgaard-Oeschger (D-O) events are labeled on the NGRIP δ18O record, and Antarctic isotope maxima (AIM) events are labeled on the EDML δ18O record. [Broecker, 2006a]. More recently, Murton et al. [2010] presented evidence for northward meltwater flow into the Arctic Ocean, which supports earlier modeling studies [Tarasov and Peltier, 2006].

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