The Holocene Express
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The Holocene Express


Carbon Cycle

Assigned Paper:

Ruddiman, W. F. (2003), The Anthropogenic Greenhouse Era Began Thousands of Years Ago, Climatic Change, V61, 261-293.


Assigned papers:

Fleitmann, D., et al. (2003), Holocene Forcing of the Indian Monsoon Recorded in a Stalagmite from Southern Oman, Science, 300, 1737-1739.


Assigned Readings:

Kutzbach, J.E., Guetter, P.J., (1986) The influence of changing orbital parameters and surface boundary conditions on climate simulations for the past 18,000 years. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 43(16), 1726-1759.

Bond, G., et al. (1997), A Pervasive Millenial-Scale Cycle in North Atlantic Holocene and Glacial Climates, Science, 278, 1257–1266.

Otto-Bliesner et al. (2006) Last Glacial Maximum and Holocene Climate in CCSM3, Journal of Climate, 19, 2526-2544.

Suggested Readings:

Bond, G., Kromer, B., Beer, J., Muscheler, R., Evans, M.N., Showers, W., Hoffmann, S., Lotti-Bond, R., Hajdas, I., Bonani, G., (2001) Persistent Solar Influence on North Atlantic Climate During the Holocene. Science, 294, 2130-2136.

Moller et al. (2006) Late Holocene environment and cliumatic changes in meralik Fjord, southwest Greenland: evidence from the sedimentary record. The Holocene, 16(5): 685-695.

Jennings et al. (2002) A mid-Holocene shift in Arctic sea-ice variability on the East Greenland Shelf. The Holocene, 12(1): 49-58.


Alley, R. B., et al. (1997), Holocne climatic instability: A prominent, widespread event 8200 yr ago, Geology, 25, 483-486.

Rind, D. (1998), Latitudinal temperature gradients and climate change, Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 5943-5971.