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The Climate in Historical Times : Towards a Synthesis of Holocene Proxy Data and Climate Models :  Towards a Synthesis of Holocene Proxy Data and Climate Models - Hubertus Fischer

The Climate in Historical Times : Towards a Synthesis of Holocene Proxy Data and Climate Models

Towards a Synthesis of Holocene Proxy Data and Climate Models

By: Hubertus Fischer (Editor), Thomas Kumke (Editor), Gerrit Lohmann (Editor), Gotz Floser (Editor), Heinrich Miller (Editor)

Hardcover Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9783540206019
Number Of Pages: 487

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The Holocene.- Nonlinear Dynamics of the Climate System.- Quasi-realistic Climate Models.- Holocene Climate Variability from Model Simulations.- Marine Paleoclimatology.- Corals as Climate Archive.- Annually Laminated Lake Sediments.- Interpreting Climate Proxies from Tree-rings.- The Environmental and Climate Record in Polar Ice Cores.- Data Assimilation Through Upscaling and Nudging.- Mid to Late Holocene Lake Ecosystem Response to Catchment and Climatic Changes.- Holocene Paleoclimate in the Sahara-Arabian Desert.- Transfer Functions for Paleoclimate Reconstructions.- Climate Information from Stable Hydrogen and Carbon Isotopes of Plants.- Climate Modes Recorded in a Seasonal-resolution Coral Record.- Phase Stability of the Solar Schwabe Cycle.- Variablel Freshwater Input to the Arctic Ocean During the Holocene.- Forced Climate Variability During the Last Millennium with the Earth System Model CLIMBER-2.- High-resolution Magnetostratigraphic Analyses.- Internal Climate Variability in Global and Regional Climate Models.- Climate Diagnostics by Adjoint Modelling.- Evidence for the Climate During the Late Maunder Minimum from Proxy Data and Model Simulations Available within KIHZ.

From the reviews:

"This book presents peer-viewed results from a final workshop in 2001 ... . The book ... is a very valuable contribution. ... This book is recommended to anyone interested in the most challenging topic of global climate change." (Environmental Geology, Vol. 49, 2006)

"The climate in historical times represents outcomes of a KIHZ meeting concerned with natural climate variability. ... this volume offers an accessible overview of current knowledge concerning the reconstruction of past climate. It will interest researchers and students over a broad range of disciplines including atmospheric science, environmental sciences, geography and geosciences." (Nicholas Betts, The Holocene, Vol. 15 (6), 2005)

The Holocene : considerations with regard to its climate and climate archivesp. 1
Nonlinear dynamics of the climate systemp. 13
A discourse about quasi-realistic climate models and their applications in paleoclimatic studiesp. 43
Holocene climate variability from model simulations - state of the artp. 57
Marine paleoclimatology - motivation, tools, and resultsp. 77
Corals as climate archivep. 91
Annually laminated lake sediments and their palaeoclimatic relevancep. 109
Interpreting climate proxies from tree-ringsp. 129
The environmental and climate record in polar ice coresp. 149
Reconstructing large-scale variability from palaeoclimatic evidence by means of data assimilation through upscaling and nudging (DATUN)p. 171
Mid- to late Holocene lake ecosystem response to catchment and climatic changes - a detailed varve analysis of Lake Holzmaar (Germany)p. 195
Holocene palaeoclimate in the Saharo-Arabian desertp. 209
Transfer functions for paleoclimate reconstructions - theory and methodsp. 229
Transfer functions for paleoclimate reconstructions - applicationsp. 245
Climate information from stable hydrogen and carbon isotopes of C[subscript 3] plants - growth chamber experiments and field observationsp. 263
Detection of climate modes as recorded in a seasonal-resolution coral record covering the last 250 yearsp. 281
Phase stability of the solar Schwabe cycle in Lake Holzmaar, Germany, and GISP2, Greenland, between 10,000 and 9,000 cal. BPp. 293
Variable freshwater input to the Arctic Ocean during the Holocene : implications for large-scale ocean-sea ice dynamics as simulated by a circulation modelp. 319
Forced climate variability during the last millennium with the earth system model CLIMBER-2p. 337
The contribution of high-resolution magnetostratigraphic analyses to paleoclimate reconstructionsp. 351
Internal climate variability in global and regional climate modelsp. 365
Climate diagnostics by adjoint modelling : a feasibility studyp. 383
Evidence for the climate during the late Maunder minimum from proxy data and model simulations available within KIHZp. 397
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ISBN: 9783540206019
ISBN-10: 3540206019
Series: GKSS School of Environmental Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 487
Published: May 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.02