Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Clim. Past, 11, 509–522, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-509-2015
Clim. Past, 11, 509–522, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-509-2015

Research article 24 Mar 2015

Research article | 24 Mar 2015

A high-resolution δ18O record and Mediterranean climate variability

C. Taricco et al.

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The key to gaining information on climate over the last millennia is the study of proxy records in ice and sediment cores, trees, etc. We measured the oxygen isotopic ratio in planktonic foraminifera of a high-resolution, well-dated central Mediterranean core. The comparison between the variability detected in this core and that characterizing the Northern Hemisphere allows for local and global (hemispheric) climate variations to be distinguished.