Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
Clim. Past, 13, 201–216, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-201-2017
Clim. Past, 13, 201–216, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-201-2017

Research article 09 Mar 2017

Research article | 09 Mar 2017

Changes in Holocene meridional circulation and poleward Atlantic flow: the Bay of Biscay as a nodal point

Yannick Mary et al.

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In the boreal Atlantic, the subpolar and subtropical gyres (SPG and STG respectively) are key elements of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) cell and contribute to climate modulations over Europe. Here we document the last 10 kyr evolution of sea-surface temperatures over the North Atlantic with a focus on new data obtained from an exceptional sedimentary archive retrieved the southern Bay of Biscay, enabling the study of Holocene archives at (infra)centennial scales.