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

By Harunur Rashid, Leonid Polyak, Ellen Mosley-Thompson

Released through 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 staff of paleoproxy files akin to ice cores, marine sediments, terrestrial (lakes and speleothems) documents, and matched ocean-atmosphere weather versions to rfile fresh advances in realizing the mechanisms of abrupt weather adjustments. 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 quest for those abrupt, millennial-scale occasions around the globe has intensified, and accordingly, the variety of paleoclimatic files chronicling such occasions has elevated. the quantity highlights comprise discussions of documents of earlier weather variability, meridional overturning stream, land-ocean-atmosphere interactions, feedbacks within the weather approach, and worldwide temperature anomalies. Abrupt weather Change should be of curiosity to scholars, researchers, lecturers, and coverage makers who're serious about abrupt weather swap and its strength influence on society.

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