Joint insolation and ice sheet/CO2 forcing on northern China precipitation during Pliocene warmth

Zeng Luo, Junsheng Nie, Annelisa Ehret Moe, Richard V. Heermance, Carmala Garzione, Timothy D. Herbert, Zhao Wang, Hua Li, Rui Zhang, Xiangming Zhao, Ulrich Salzmann

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Abstract

We demonstrate that the precipitation record on the Chinese Loess Plateau during the middle Piacenzian (3.264–3.025 Ma) has strong 20-kyr precessional cycles, challenging past knowledge about East Asian monsoon variations at the orbital timescales.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-322
Number of pages12
JournalScience Bulletin
Volume66
Issue number4
Early online date3 Nov 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Feb 2021

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