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Climatic effects of a solar minimum: Grand solar minimum and climate response recorded for first time in same climate archive

Maar lake sediments reveal a grand solar minimum and the climate response recorded for the first time in the same climate archive highlights the need for a more differentiated approach to solar radiation.
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New paper: Influence of solar cycles on climate change during the Maunder Minimum

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (4 months ago)

Both observational and proxy records of climate change often show quasi periodic variations similar to solar activity cycles over a wide range of time scales. However, the detailed mechanism and the extent of the influence of solar ... Read Post

Understanding Earth’s climate prior to the industrial era

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Climate signals locked in the layers of glacial ice, preserved in the annual growth rings of trees, or fingerprinted in other so-called proxy archives such as lake sediments, speleothems, and corals allow researchers to quantify cli... Read Post

Scientists core into California's Clear Lake to explore past climate change

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

One of the oldest lakes in the world, Clear Lake in northern California has deep sediments that contain a record of the climate and local plants and animals going back perhaps 500,000 years. Scientists are drilling cores from the se... Read Post

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