Principles and Applications of the Noble Gas Paleothermometer

  1. P. K. Swart,
  2. K. C. Lohmann,
  3. J. Mckenzie and
  4. S. Savin
  1. Martin Stute1 and
  2. Peter Schlosser2

Published Online: 2 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM078p0089

Climate Change in Continental Isotopic Records

Climate Change in Continental Isotopic Records

How to Cite

Stute, M. and Schlosser, P. (1993) Principles and Applications of the Noble Gas Paleothermometer, in Climate Change in Continental Isotopic Records (eds P. K. Swart, K. C. Lohmann, J. Mckenzie and S. Savin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM078p0089

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, New York

  2. 2

    Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory and Department of Geological Sciences, Columbia University, Palisades, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900377

Online ISBN: 9781118664025

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Keywords:

  • Climate changes;
  • Paleoclimatology;
  • Isotope geology;
  • Radioactive tracers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Composition of Ground Air

  • Processes Determining Noble Gas Concentrations in GroundWater

  • Impact of Ground Temperature and Recharge Variations on Noble Gas Temperatures

  • Preservation of Climate Signals in Groundwater Systems

  • Groundwater Dating

  • Comparison of Holocene noble Gas Temperatures With Ground Temperatures

  • Late Pleistocene recharge Temperatures

  • Conclucion