Changes of Potential Density Gradients in the Northwestern North Atlantic During the Last Climatic Cycle Based on a Multiproxy Approach

  1. Dan Seidov,
  2. Bernd J. Haupt and
  3. Mark Maslin
  1. Claude Hillaire-Marcel1,
  2. Anne De Vernal1,
  3. Laurence Candon1,
  4. Guy Bilodeau1 and
  5. Joseph Stoner2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM126p0083

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

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

How to Cite

Hillaire-Marcel, C., De Vernal, A., Candon, L., Bilodeau, G. and Stoner, J. (2001) Changes of Potential Density Gradients in the Northwestern North Atlantic During the Last Climatic Cycle Based on a Multiproxy Approach, 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/GM126p0083

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geotop, Université Du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada

  2. 2

    University Of Davis in California, Davis, California

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

  • Material and Methods

  • Calibration of a Potential Density Vs. δ18O-CacO3 Relationship Through Time

  • The Late Holocene-Modern Situation: Validation of the Approach

  • The Extreme Situation of the Lgm

  • The Status of the Lsw During the Last Climatic Cycle

  • Conditions in the Deep Basin: The Benthic Foraminifer Record

  • Summary and Conclusions