Developing an event stratigraphy for Australasian climate change
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 87, Issue 29, page 283, 18 July 2006
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2006), Developing an event stratigraphy for Australasian climate change, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(29), 283–283, doi:10.1029/2006EO290005., , , , and (
- Issue published online: 3 JUN 2011
- Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
The last glacial-interglacial transition in the Australasian region has been a focus of intense paleoclimate investigation for the past decade or so. This focus is due to the recognition of the southern midlatitudes as a key region to examine climate connections between the hemispheres during the late Pleistocene. That period, between 30,000 and 8000 years ago, was marked by extreme and rapid climatic change in the North Atlantic region. In particular, the Australasian region may be critical to examining the relative importance of atmospheric energy transfers versus deep ocean circulation effects.
In February 2006, 32 members of the Australasian Integration of Ice, Marine and Terrestrial records (INTIMATE) program attended a two-day workshop at the University of Auckland, in New Zealand.