Nonglacial rapid climate events: Past and future

Jonathan Overpeck, Robert Webb

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Abstract

The paleoclimate record makes it clear that rapid climate shifts of the 20th century are only a subset of possible climate system behavior that might occur in the absence of glacial conditions, and that climatic surprises could be a challenge for society even in the absence of significant greenhouse warming.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1335-1338
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume97
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2000

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Nonglacial rapid climate events : Past and future. / Overpeck, Jonathan; Webb, Robert.

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 97, No. 4, 15.02.2000, p. 1335-1338.

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