Articles | Volume 14, issue 8
Clim. Past, 14, 1253–1273, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1253-2018
Clim. Past, 14, 1253–1273, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1253-2018

Research article 20 Aug 2018

Research article | 20 Aug 2018

Climate impact on the development of Pre-Classic Maya civilisation

Kees Nooren et al.

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We present two new palaeoclimatic records for the central Maya lowlands, adding valuable new insights to the impact of climate change on the development of Maya civilisation. Lake Tuspan's diatom record is indicative of precipitation changes at a local scale, while a beach ridge elevation record from the world's largest late Holocene beach ridge plain provides a regional picture.