Articles | Volume 17, issue 5
Clim. Past, 17, 1881–1902, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-17-1881-2021
Clim. Past, 17, 1881–1902, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-17-1881-2021

Research article 23 Sep 2021

Research article | 23 Sep 2021

The triple oxygen isotope composition of phytoliths, a new proxy of atmospheric relative humidity: controls of soil water isotope composition, temperature, CO2 concentration and relative humidity

Clément Outrequin et al.

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Short summary
Continental atmospheric humidity is a key climate parameter poorly captured by global climate models. Model–data comparison approaches that are applicable beyond the instrumental period are essential to progress on this issue but face a lack of quantitative relative humidity proxies. Here, we calibrate the triple oxygen isotope composition of phytoliths as a new quantitative proxy of continental relative humidity suitable for past climate reconstructions.