Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Clim. Past, 15, 135–151, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-135-2019

Special issue: The 4.2 ka BP climatic event

Clim. Past, 15, 135–151, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-135-2019

Research article 22 Jan 2019

Research article | 22 Jan 2019

The 4.2 ka event in the central Mediterranean: new data from a Corchia speleothem (Apuan Alps, central Italy)

Ilaria Isola et al.

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To understand the natural variability in the climate system, the hydrological aspect (dry and wet conditions) is particularly important for its impact on our societies. The reconstruction of past precipitation regimes can provide a useful tool for forecasting future climate changes. We use multi-proxy time series (oxygen and carbon isotopes, trace elements) from a speleothem to investigate circulation pattern variations and seasonality effects during the dry 4.2 ka event in central Italy.