Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Clim. Past, 11, 355–367, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-355-2015
Clim. Past, 11, 355–367, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-355-2015
Research article
05 Mar 2015
Research article | 05 Mar 2015

Comparing past accumulation rate reconstructions in East Antarctic ice cores using 10Be, water isotopes and CMIP5-PMIP3 models

A. Cauquoin et al.

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We present a new 10Be record at EDC between 269 and 355ka. Our 10Be-based accumulation rate is in good agreement with the one associated with the EDC3 timescale except for the warm MIS 9.3 optimum. This suggests that temperature reconstruction from water isotopes may be underestimated by 2.4K for the difference between the MIS 9.3 and present day. The CMIP5-PMIP3 models do not quantitatively reproduce changes in precipitation vs. temperature increase during glacial–interglacial transitions.