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Abrupt decrease in tropical Pacific sea surface salinity at end of Little Ice Age

Hendy, E; Gagan, Michael; Alibert, C; McCulloch, Malcolm; Lough, Janice; Isdale, Peter


A 420-year history of strontium/calcium, uranium/calcium, and oxygen isotope ratios in eight coral cores from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, indicates that sea surface temperature and salinity were higher in the 18th century than in the 20th century.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.1067693


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