Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
Clim. Past, 14, 1377–1390, 2018
Clim. Past, 14, 1377–1390, 2018
Research article
01 Oct 2018
Research article | 01 Oct 2018

Inter-annual variability in the tropical Atlantic from the Last Glacial Maximum into future climate projections simulated by CMIP5/PMIP3

Chris Brierley and Ilana Wainer

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Year-to-year changes in rainfall over Africa and South America are influenced by variations in the temperatures of tropical Atlantic variability. Here we investigate how these variations behave under climate change using a series of multi-model experiments. We look at how cold and warm climates of the past relate to future shifts in variability.