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Devils Hole, Nevada, δ18O record extended to the mid-Holocene

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2006

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Winograd, Isaac J, Landwehr, Jurate M, Coplen, Tyler B, Sharp, Warren D, Riggs, Alan C, Ludwig, Kenneth R, and Kolesar, Peter T, 2006, Devils Hole, Nevada, δ18O record extended to the mid-Holocene: Quaternary Research, v. 66, iss. 2, p. 202-212.

Summary

The mid-to-late Pleistocene Devils Hole δ18O record has been extended from 60,000 to 4500 yr ago. The new δ18O time series, in conjunction with the one previously published, is shown to be a proxy of Pacific Ocean sea surface temperature (SST) off the coast of California. During marine oxygen isotope stages (MIS) 2 and 6, the Devil Hole and SST time series exhibit a steady warming that began 5000 to > 10,000 yr prior to the last and penultimate deglaciations. Several possible proximate causes for this early warming are evaluated. The magnitude of the peak δ18O or SST during the last interglacial (LIG) is significantly greater (1 per mill and 2 to 3°C, respectively) than the peak value of these parameters for the Holocene; in contrast, [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1016/j.yqres.2006.06.003

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