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Early Holocene climate oscillations recorded in three Greenland ice cores

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Sune Olander Rasmussen, Bo Møllesøe Vinther, Henrik Brink Clausen, Katrine K. Andersen

A new ice core chronology for the Greenland DYE-3, GRIP, and NGRIP ice cores has been constructed, making it possible to compare the d18O and accumulation signals recorded in the three cores on an almost annual scale throughout the Holocene. We here introduce the new time scale and investigate d18O and accumulation anomalies that are common to the three cores in the Early Holocene (7.9–11.7 ka before present). Three time periods with significant and synchronous anomalies in the d18O and accumulation signals stand out: the well-known 8.2 ka event, an event of shorter duration but of almost similar amplitude around 9.3 ka before present, and the Preboreal Oscillation during the first centuries of the Holocene. For each of these sections, we present a d18O anomaly curve and a common accumulation signal that represents regional changes in the accumulation rate over the Greenland ice cap.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftQuaternary Science Reviews
Vol/bind26
Tidsskriftsnummer15-16
Sider (fra-til)1907–1914
Antal sider7
ISSN0277-3791
StatusUdgivet - 2007

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Paper id:: doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.06.015

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