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Abrupt weather switch: Mechanisms, styles, and Impacts
brings jointly a various staff of paleoproxy files reminiscent of ice cores, marine sediments, terrestrial (lakes and speleothems) files, and paired ocean-atmosphere weather versions to record fresh advances in figuring out the mechanisms of abrupt weather alterations. 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 quest for those abrupt, millennial-scale occasions around the globe has intensified, and for that reason, the variety of paleoclimatic documents chronicling such occasions has elevated. the amount highlights comprise discussions of documents of prior weather variability, meridional overturning move, land-ocean-atmosphere interactions, feedbacks within the weather method, and international temperature anomalies. Abrupt weather Change may be of curiosity to scholars, researchers, teachers, and coverage makers who're all for abrupt weather switch and its power influence on society.

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