Synthesis of the Nature and Causes of Rapid Climate Transitions During the Quaternary

  1. Dan Seidov,
  2. Bernd J. Haupt and
  3. Mark Maslin
  1. Mark Maslin1,
  2. Dan Seidov2 and
  3. John Lowe3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM126p0009

The Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future

The Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future

How to Cite

Maslin, M., Seidov, D. and Lowe, J. (2001) Synthesis of the Nature and Causes of Rapid Climate Transitions During the Quaternary, in The Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future (eds D. Seidov, B. J. Haupt and M. Maslin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM126p0009

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    EMS Environment Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

  3. 3

    Centre For Quaternary Research, Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909851

Online ISBN: 9781118668603

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Keywords:

  • Paleoclimatology;
  • Climatic changes;
  • Ocean circulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Onset of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation.

  • Glacial-Interglacial Cycles

  • The Mid-Pleistocene Revolution

  • Rapid Climate Changes in Glacial Periods

  • Rapid Climatic Changes During the Last Glacial-Interglacial Transition

  • Rapid Climate Changes within Interglacials

  • The Future

  • Appendix I: Orbital Forcing; the Basics [Adapted from Wilson Et Al, 2000 and Lowe and Walker, 2000]