English   español  
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/44800
Share/Impact:
Statistics
logo share SHARE   Add this article to your Mendeley library MendeleyBASE
Visualizar otros formatos: MARC | Dublin Core | RDF | ORE | MODS | METS | DIDL
Exportar a otros formatos:

Title

Climate variability and ecosystem dynamics of remote alpine and arctic lakes: the MOLAR project.

AuthorsBattarbee, Rick; Thompson, R.; Catalán, Jordi; Grytnes, J. A.
KeywordsClimate change
Instrumental records
Remote mountain lakes
Palaeolimnology
Issue Date2002
PublisherSpringer
CitationJournal of Paleolimnology 28 : 1-6 (2002)
AbstractThis paper introduces the results of an integrated project designed to compare high resolution analysis of proxy records of climate change in the sediments of seven mountain lakes across Europe with reconstructed instrumental records of climate change over the last 200 years. Palaeolimnological methods used include radiometric dating (210Pb, 137Cs), mineral magnetics, dry weight, loss-on-ignition, carbon, nitrogen, sulphur, pigments, diatoms, chrysophyte cysts, cladocera and chironomids. Changes in fossil assemblages were summarised using principal components analysis. The stratigraphic data were compared with the instrumental record using linear regression techniques. The dated sediment records for each proxy from each site were treated as the response variables and the various attributes of the instrumental climate record as the predictor variables. The predictor variables were generated for each site for the period 1781 to 1997 using temperature reconstructions based on meteorological records. To harmonise the climatic predictors and the response variables, the climatic variables were smoothed along time with a LOESS regression. The results of the various analyses at the seven sites are presented in the following papers. A synthesis of the project and the relative performance of the different proxy methods are discussed in the final paper.
Description6 páginas, 2 tablas, 1 figura.
Publisher version (URL)hyyp://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1020342316326
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/44800
ISSN0921-2728
E-ISSN1573-0417
Appears in Collections:(CEAB) Artículos
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Show full item record
Review this work
 


WARNING: Items in Digital.CSIC are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.