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Research Theme: Paleoclimate

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Paleoclimate
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

The study of past climates, especially changes in climate throughout the history of the earth. Research in this category uses evidence from a wide range of sources (sediments, rocks, ice sheets, tree rings, coral, and so on) to determine past states of the climate globally and in specific regions.

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Molliex, S., Albert J. Kettner, Laurent, D., Droz, L., Marsset, T., Laraque, A., Rabineau, M., N’Kaya, G. D. M. 2019: Simulating sediment supply from the Congo watershed over the last 155 ka. Quaternary Science Reviews, 203: 38-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.11.001

Mitra, R., Tom Marchitto, Ge, Q., Zhong, B., Kanakiya, B., Cook, M. S., Fehrenbacher, J. S., Ortiz, J. D., Tripati, A., Lobaton, E. 2019: Automated species-level identification of planktic foraminifera using convolutional neural networks, with comparison to human performance. Marine Micropaleontology, 147: 16-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2019.01.005

Schweinsberg, A. D., Briner, J. P., Gifford H. Miller, Lifton, N. A., Bennike, O., Graham, B. L. 2018: Holocene mountain glacier history in the Sukkertoppen Iskappe area, southwest Greenland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 197: 142-161. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.06.014

Percival, L. M. E., Jenkyns, H. C., Mather, T. A., Dickson, A. J., Batenburg, S. J., Ruhl, M., Hesselbo, S. P., Barclay, R., Jarvis, I., Robinson, S. A., Lineke Woelders 2018: Does large igneous province volcanism always perturb the mercury cycle? Comparing the records of Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 and the end-Cretaceous to other Mesozoic events. American Journal of Science, 318(8): 799-860. DOI: 10.2475/08.2018.01

Kahle, E. C., Holme, C., Tyler Jones, Gkinis, V., Steig, E. J. 2018: A generalized approach to estimating diffusion length of stable water isotopes from ice-core data. Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Surface, 123(10): 2377-2391. DOI: 10.1029/2018JF004764

Lineke Woelders, Vellekoop, J., Weltje, G. J., de Nooijer, L., Reichart, G.-J., Peterse, F., Claeys, P., Speijer, R. P. 2018: Robust multi-proxy data integration, using late Cretaceous paleotemperature records as a case study. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 500: 215-224. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.08.010

Gifford H. Miller, Magee, J. W., Fogel, M. L., Wooller, M. J., Hesse, P. P., Spooner, N. A., Johnson, B. J., Wallis, L. 2018: Wolfe Creek Crater: A continuous sediment fill in the Australian Arid Zone records changes in monsoon strength through the Late Quaternary. Quaternary Science Reviews, 199: 108-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.07.019

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