Articles | Volume 18, issue 1
Clim. Past, 18, 23–44, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-18-23-2022
Clim. Past, 18, 23–44, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-18-23-2022

Research article 14 Jan 2022

Research article | 14 Jan 2022

Glacier response to Holocene warmth inferred from in situ 10Be and 14C bedrock analyses in Steingletscher's forefield (central Swiss Alps)

Irene Schimmelpfennig et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • CC1: 'Comment on cp-2021-110', Heinz Wanner, 20 Sep 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on CC1', Irene Schimmelpfennig, 27 Sep 2021
  • RC1: 'Comment on cp-2021-110', Yarrow Axford, 05 Oct 2021
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC1', Irene Schimmelpfennig, 25 Nov 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on cp-2021-110', Kurt Nicolussi, 10 Oct 2021
    • AC4: 'Reply on RC2', Irene Schimmelpfennig, 25 Nov 2021
  • CC2: 'Comment on cp-2021-110', Martin Grosjean, 13 Oct 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on CC2', Irene Schimmelpfennig, 25 Nov 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (29 Nov 2021) by Alessio Rovere
AR by Irene Schimmelpfennig on behalf of the Authors (29 Nov 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (02 Dec 2021) by Alessio Rovere
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Short summary
Small mountain glaciers advance and recede as a response to summer temperature changes. Dating of glacial landforms with cosmogenic nuclides allowed us to reconstruct the advance and retreat history of an Alpine glacier throughout the past ~ 11 000 years, the Holocene. The results contribute knowledge to the debate of Holocene climate evolution, indicating that during most of this warm period, summer temperatures were similar to or warmer than in modern times.