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paleoclimate

[¦pāl·ē·ō¦klī·mət]
(geology)
The climate of a given period of geologic time. Also known as geologic climate.
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21) According to various palaeoclimate proxy data, the last 2,000 years have witnessed substantial variability in rainfall and temperature regimes (Figure 2).
Speleothem stable isotope records interpreted within a multi-proxy framework and implications for New Zealand palaeoclimate reconstruction.
2004): "Late Pleistocene and Holocene palaeoclimate and glacier fluctuations in Patagonia", Global and Planetary Change, 43, pp.
Among the chapter topics are geomorphic process interpretation and land management evaluation in the Geba Basin of northern Ethiopia; climate reconstructions based on fluvial deposits in the hyper-arid desert environment of the Namib; the palaeoclimate of Ondiri Swamp in Kikuyu, Kenya; the spatial and temporal distribution of natural hazards in central Africa; and a cluster-analysis-based climate classification for Northeast Africa.
A review of coastal palaeoclimate and relative sea-level reconstructions using d13C and C/N ratios in organic material.
However climate expert Professor Ian Hall, a palaeoclimatologist and member of the Palaeoclimate and Climate Systems Research Group at Cardiff University, believes that ventures like the Jabajak vineyard are likely to grow and succeed if climate predictions are met.
Hansen describes the three independent sets of evidence for his conclusion that climate change is a very serious, urgent, human-induced crisis: evidence of palaeoclimate (prehistoric climate) changes; empirical observations of current and recent climate changes; and climate models.
Professor Ian Hall is a palaeoclimatologist and member of the Palaeoclimate and Climate Systems Research Group at Cardiff University
Tropical climates at the Last Glacial Maximum: a new synthesis of terrestrial palaeoclimate data.
Full-glacial --late-glacial palaeoclimate of the Southern Andes: evidence from pollen, beetle and glacial records.