Articles | Volume 13, issue 6
Research article
08 Jun 2017
Research article |  | 08 Jun 2017

Pseudo-proxy tests of the analogue method to reconstruct spatially resolved global temperature during the Common Era

Juan José Gómez-Navarro, Eduardo Zorita, Christoph C. Raible, and Raphael Neukom

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This contribution aims at assessing to what extent the analogue method, a classic technique used in other branches of meteorology and climatology, can be used to perform gridded reconstructions of annual temperature based on the limited information from available but un-calibrated proxies spread across different locations of the world. We conclude that it is indeed possible, albeit with certain limitations that render the method comparable to more classic techniques.