Articles | Volume 15, issue 2
Clim. Past, 15, 685–700, 2019
Clim. Past, 15, 685–700, 2019
Research article
05 Apr 2019
Research article | 05 Apr 2019

Siberian tree-ring and stable isotope proxies as indicators of temperature and moisture changes after major stratospheric volcanic eruptions

Olga V. Churakova (Sidorova) et al.

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We present a unique dataset of multiple tree-ring and stable isotope parameters, representing temperature-sensitive Siberian ecotones, to assess climatic impacts after six large stratospheric volcanic eruptions at 535, 540, 1257, 1640, 1815, and 1991 CE. Besides the well-documented effects of temperature derived from tree-ring width and latewood density, stable carbon and oxygen isotopes in tree-ring cellulose provide information about moisture and sunshine duration changes after the events.