Articles | Volume 13, issue 7
Clim. Past, 13, 741–757, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-741-2017
Clim. Past, 13, 741–757, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-741-2017

Research article 03 Jul 2017

Research article | 03 Jul 2017

A dual-biomarker approach for quantification of changes in relative humidity from sedimentary lipid DH ratios

Oliver Rach et al.

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Currently, reconstructions of past changes in the hydrological cycle are usually qualitative, which is a major drawback for testing the accuracy of models in predicting future responses. Here we present a proof of concept of a novel approach to deriving quantitative paleohydrological data, i.e. changes in relative humidity, from lacustrine sediment archives, employing a combination of organic geochemical methods and plant physiological modeling.