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A mean wind blows over Lake Żabińskie

I have largely neglected the chrysophyte-inferred reconstructions of winter severity and summer calcium concentrations/zonal wind speed from Lake Żabińskie even though they fall within the scope of my review of sub-decadal resolution reconstructions. This is not because I think this … Continue reading

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Sub-decadal resolution reconstructions

I’m putting together my review of sub-decadal resolution reconstructions from microfossil assemblages and thought I ought to check if I have missed any. The criteria are: Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction from microfossil assemblages Sub-decadal resolution – at least one fossil sample per … Continue reading

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The Humpty Dumpty theory of palaeoecology

“When I use a proxy,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make a proxy mean so … Continue reading

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