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Holocene forcing, trends and conundrums

Before  Marcott et al (2013) published their synthesis of over 70 Holocene palaeoclimate reconstructions, I didn’t have a strong expectation of how global annual mean temperature should vary over the Holocene, except that changes would be small relative to glacial-interglacial changes. Marcott et … Continue reading

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Seasonally biased proxies and the Holocene temperature conundrum

Last year, Marcott et al (2013) published a synthesis of Holocene proxy temperature records showing a warm early Holocene followed by a slight cooling in the mid and late Holocene. Liu et al, in a paper to be published in PNAS, … Continue reading

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