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CP | Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Clim. Past, 15, 169–187, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-169-2019
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Clim. Past, 15, 169–187, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-169-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 29 Jan 2019

Research article | 29 Jan 2019

Precipitation δ18O on the Himalaya–Tibet orogeny and its relationship to surface elevation

Hong Shen and Christopher J. Poulsen

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The stable isotopic composition of water (δ18O) preserved in terrestrial sediments has been used to reconstruct surface elevations. The method is based on the observed decrease in δ18O with elevation, attributed to rainout during air mass ascent. We use a climate model to test the δ18O–elevation relationship during Tibetan–Himalayan uplift. We show that δ18O is a poor indicator of past elevation over most of the region, as processes other than rainout are important when elevations are lower.
The stable isotopic composition of water (δ18O) preserved in terrestrial sediments has been used...
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