Articles | Volume 13, issue 6
Clim. Past, 13, 649–665, 2017

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Clim. Past, 13, 649–665, 2017

Research article 09 Jun 2017

Research article | 09 Jun 2017

Southern Hemisphere anticyclonic circulation drives oceanic and climatic conditions in late Holocene southernmost Africa

Annette Hahn et al.

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Our study demonstrates that a source to sink analysis in the Gouritz catchment can be used to obtain valuable paleoclimatic information form the year-round rainfall zone. In combination with SST reconstructions these data are a valuable contribution to the discussion of Southern Hemisphere palaeoenvironments and climate variability (in particular atmosphere–ocean circulation and hydroclimate change) in the South African Holocene.