Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Clim. Past, 11, 105–114, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-105-2015
Clim. Past, 11, 105–114, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-105-2015
Research article
16 Jan 2015
Research article | 16 Jan 2015

Tree ring effects and ice core acidities clarify the volcanic record of the first millennium

M. G. L. Baillie and J. McAneney

Viewed

Total article views: 6,035 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
3,723 2,102 210 6,035 165 152
  • HTML: 3,723
  • PDF: 2,102
  • XML: 210
  • Total: 6,035
  • BibTeX: 165
  • EndNote: 152
Views and downloads (calculated since 15 Apr 2014)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 15 Apr 2014)

Cited

Saved (final revised paper)

Saved (final revised paper)

Saved (preprint)

Discussed (final revised paper)

Latest update: 09 Aug 2022
Download
Short summary
Ice core acidities agree with historical volcanic eruptions and tree ring effects in recent centuries, but in the 1st millennium, ice acid dates appear offset from tree ring evidence. This offset appears real between AD 1000 and 50 BC. If correct, then current identification of Vesuvius tephra at AD 79 is erroneous, and geophysicists are working with a false volcanic record especially regarding multiple eruptions in AD 536 and 540-541, highlighting a major global hazard in proximate eruptions.