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CP | Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
Clim. Past, 14, 271–286, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-271-2018
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Clim. Past, 14, 271–286, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-271-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 06 Mar 2018

Research article | 06 Mar 2018

Eolian dust dispersal patterns since the last glacial period in eastern Central Asia: insights from a loess-paleosol sequence in the Ili Basin

Yue Li et al.

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This paper finds a close tie between loess magnetic susceptibility and wind strength in the Ili Basin, eastern Central Asia, and identifies three distinct aerodynamic environments with end-member modeling analysis of grain size. The Siberian High is the dominant influence on wind dynamics, resulting in loess deposition, and acts as a teleconnection between the climatic systems of the North Atlantic and East Asia in the high northern latitudes, but not for the mid-latitude westerlies.
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