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A 100 000-year record of annual and seasonal rainfall and temperature for northwestern Australia based on a pollen record obtained offshore

van der Kaars, Willem Alexander (Sander); De Deckker, Patrick; Gingele, Franz


Pollen recovered from core tops of deep-sea cores from offshore northwestern Western Australia were used to build climatic transfer functions applied to sediment samples from major rivers bordering the ocean in the same region and a deep-sea core offshore Northwest Cape. Results show for the last 100 000 years, with a gap in the record spanning the 64 000 to 46 000 years interval, that from about 100 000 to 82 000 yr BP, climatic conditions represented by rainfall, temperature and number of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Quaternary Science
DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1010


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