Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
Clim. Past, 14, 1405–1415, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1405-2018
Clim. Past, 14, 1405–1415, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-1405-2018

Research article 08 Oct 2018

Research article | 08 Oct 2018

Ice core evidence for decoupling between midlatitude atmospheric water cycle and Greenland temperature during the last deglaciation

Amaëlle Landais et al.

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During the last glacial–interglacial climate transition (120 000 to 10 000 years before present), Greenland climate and midlatitude North Atlantic climate and water cycle vary in phase over the succession of millennial events. We identify here one notable exception to this behavior with a decoupling unambiguously identified through a combination of water isotopic tracers measured in a Greenland ice core. The midlatitude moisture source becomes warmer and wetter at 16 200 years before present.