Articles | Volume 13, issue 11
Research article
17 Nov 2017
Research article |  | 17 Nov 2017

Antarctic climate variability on regional and continental scales over the last 2000 years

Barbara Stenni, Mark A. J. Curran, Nerilie J. Abram, Anais Orsi, Sentia Goursaud, Valerie Masson-Delmotte, Raphael Neukom, Hugues Goosse, Dmitry Divine, Tas van Ommen, Eric J. Steig, Daniel A. Dixon, Elizabeth R. Thomas, Nancy A. N. Bertler, Elisabeth Isaksson, Alexey Ekaykin, Martin Werner, and Massimo Frezzotti


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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by Editor) (19 Jul 2017) by Christian Turney
AR by Barbara Stenni on behalf of the Authors (15 Sep 2017)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (20 Sep 2017) by Christian Turney
AR by Barbara Stenni on behalf of the Authors (14 Oct 2017)  Author's response   Manuscript 
Short summary
Within PAGES Antarctica2k, we build an enlarged database of ice core water stable isotope records. We produce isotopic composites and temperature reconstructions since 0 CE for seven distinct Antarctic regions. We find a significant cooling trend from 0 to 1900 CE across all regions. Since 1900 CE, significant warming trends are identified for three regions. Only for the Antarctic Peninsula is this most recent century-scale trend unusual in the context of last-2000-year natural variability.