Reply to comment by Yannick Garcin on "Abrupt change in tropical African climate linked to the bipolar seesaw over the past 55,000 years"

E. T. Brown, T. C. Johnson, C. A. Scholz, A. S. Cohen, J. W. King

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In summary, we are not convinced by the arguments of Garcin [2008] that either our interpretation of elevated Zr:Ti or biogenic silica during the Younger Dryas (southward shift of the ITCZ causing more prevalent northerly winds over the north basin of the lake) is in error, or that a similar mechanism was not at work during Greenland stadials in MIS-3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberL04702
JournalGeophysical Research Letters
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 28 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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