Abrupt Climate ChangeMechanisms, Patterns, and Impacts
Geophysical Monograph Series, Band 193 1. Aufl.
|Verlag:||American Geophysical Union|
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 193.Abrupt Climate Change: Mechanisms, Patterns, and Impacts brings together a diverse group of paleoproxy records such as ice cores, marine sediments, terrestrial (lakes and speleothems) archives, and coupled ocean-atmosphere climate models to document recent advances in understanding the mechanisms of abrupt climate changes. Since the discovery of the Dansgaard-Oeschger events in Greenland ice cores and the subsequent discovery of their contemporary events in the marine sediments of the North Atlantic, the search for these abrupt, millennial-scale events across the globe has intensified, and as a result, the number of paleoclimatic records chronicling such events has increased. The volume highlights include discussions of records of past climate variability, meridional overturning circulation, land-ocean-atmosphere interactions, feedbacks in the climate system, and global temperature anomalies. Abrupt Climate Change will be of interest to students, researchers, academics, and policy makers who are concerned about abrupt climate change and its potential impact on society.
PrefaceHarunur Rashid, Leonid Polyak, and Ellen Mosley-Thompson viiAbrupt Climate Change RevisitedHarunur Rashid, Leonid Polyak, and Ellen Mosley-Thompson 1A Review of Abrupt Climate Change Events in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean (Iberian Margin):Latitudinal, Longitudinal, and Vertical GradientsAntje H. L. Voelker and Lucia de Abreu 15Laurentide Ice Sheet Meltwater and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation During the Last Glacial Cycle: A View From the Gulf of MexicoB. P. Flower, C. Williams, H. W. Hill, and D. W. Hastings 39Modeling Abrupt Climate Change as the Interaction Between Sea Ice Extent and Mean Ocean Temperature Under Orbital Insolation ForcingJ. A. Rial and R. Saha 57Simulated Two-Stage Recovery of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation During the Last DeglaciationJun Cheng, Zhengyu Liu, Feng He, Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, Esther C. Brady, and Mark Wehrenberg 75The Role of Hudson Strait Outlet in Younger Dryas Sedimentation in the Labrador SeaHarunur Rashid, David J. W. Piper, and Benjamin P. Flower 93Challenges in the Use of Cosmogenic Exposure Dating of Moraine Boulders to Trace the Geographic Extents of Abrupt Climate Changes: The Younger Dryas ExamplePatrick J. Applegate and Richard B. Alley 111Hypothesized Link Between Glacial/Interglacial Atmospheric CO2 Cycles and Storage/Releaseof CO2-Rich Fluids From Deep-Sea SedimentsLowell Stott and Axel Timmermann 123The Impact of the Final Lake Agassiz Flood Recorded in Northeast Newfoundland and Northern ScotianShelves Based on Century-Scale Palynological DataElisabeth Levac, C. F. M. Lewis, and A. A. L. Miller 139The 1500 Year Quasiperiodicity During the HoloceneA. Ruzmaikin and J. Feynman 161Abrupt Climate Changes During the Holocene Across North America From Pollen and Paleolimnological RecordsKonrad Gajewski and Andre E. Viau 173Abrupt Holocene Climatic Change in Northwestern India: Disappearance of the Sarasvati Riverand the End of Vedic CivilizationB. S. Paliwal 185Evidence for Climate Teleconnections Between Greenland and the Sierra Nevada of CaliforniaDuring the Holocene, Including the 8200 and 5200 Climate EventsStephen F. Wathen 195Abrupt Climate Change: A Paleoclimate Perspective From the World’s Highest MountainsLonnie G. Thompson 215AGU Category Index 235Index 237
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