Articles | Volume 13, issue 11
Clim. Past, 13, 1573–1592, 2017
Clim. Past, 13, 1573–1592, 2017

Research article 21 Nov 2017

Research article | 21 Nov 2017

Climate of migration? How climate triggered migration from southwest Germany to North America during the 19th century

Rüdiger Glaser et al.

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This paper presents the extent to which climate, harvest and prices influenced the major migration waves from southwest Germany into North America during the 19th century, a century of dramatic climatic and societal changes.