Articles | Volume 13, issue 1
Clim. Past, 13, 61–71, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-61-2017

Special issue: International Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences (IPICS) Second...

Clim. Past, 13, 61–71, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-61-2017

Research article 16 Jan 2017

Research article | 16 Jan 2017

Climatic variability in Princess Elizabeth Land (East Antarctica) over the last 350 years

Alexey A. Ekaykin et al.

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Understanding the Antarctic climate system is crucial in the context of the present-day global environmental changes, but key gaps arise from limited observations. We present a new reconstructed stacked climate record for Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica. Records show 1 °C warming over the last 350 years, with a particularly cold period from the mid-18th to mid-19th century. Temperature variability with a period > 27 years is mainly related to the anomalies of the Indian Ocean Dipole mode.