Articles | Volume 13, issue 9
Clim. Past, 13, 1181–1197, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1181-2017

Special issue: Publications by EGU Medallists

Clim. Past, 13, 1181–1197, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-1181-2017

Research article 19 Sep 2017

Research article | 19 Sep 2017

Eurasian contribution to the last glacial dust cycle: how are loess sequences built?

Denis-Didier Rousseau et al.

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We show that the analysis of δ18O and dust in the Greenland ice cores, and a critical study of their source variations, reconciles these records with those observed on the Eurasian continent. We demonstrate the link between European and Chinese loess sequences, dust records in Greenland, and variations in the North Atlantic sea ice extent. The sources of the emitted and transported dust material are variable and relate to different environments.