Simulations of the Last Glacial Maximum With an Atmospheric General Circulation Model Including Paleoclimatic Tracer Cycles

  1. A. Berger,
  2. R. E. Dickinson and
  3. John W. Kidson
  1. Sylvie Joussaume1,
  2. Jean Jouzel2 and
  3. Robert Sadourny1

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM052p0159

Understanding Climate Change

Understanding Climate Change

How to Cite

Joussaume, S., Jouzel, J. and Sadourny, R. (1989) Simulations of the Last Glacial Maximum With an Atmospheric General Circulation Model Including Paleoclimatic Tracer Cycles, in Understanding Climate Change (eds A. Berger, R. E. Dickinson and J. W. Kidson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM052p0159

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, 24 rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France

  2. 2

    Laboratoire de Géochimie Isotopique/LODYC, CEN/Saclay, 91191 Gif Sur Yvette, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904573

Online ISBN: 9781118666517

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Keywords:

  • Climate changes—Congresses

Summary

Simulations of the Last Glacial Maximum have been performed with an atmospheric general circulation model. We focus on a new approach of the problem with the modeling of important climatic tracers: water isotopes and desert dust particles. The mean dependency of the water isotope content of precipitation with temperature is similar to the present-day one, but can depart locally. The global amount of dust is little changed for the ice age, but important changes are simulated over some regions.