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Volume 13, issue 3
Clim. Past, 13, 185–199, 2017
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Clim. Past, 13, 185–199, 2017
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 08 Mar 2017

Research article | 08 Mar 2017

A chironomid-based mean July temperature inference model from the south-east margin of the Tibetan Plateau, China

Enlou Zhang et al.

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This paper reports the first development of sub-fossil chironomid-based mean July temperature transfer functions from China. The transfer functions yield reliable reconstructions that are comparable to the instrumental record. The application of this new tool will provide long-term quantitative palaeoclimate estimates from south-western China which is a critical region for understanding the dynamic and evolution of the Indian Ocean south-west Monsoon system.
This paper reports the first development of sub-fossil chironomid-based mean July temperature...