INTegrating Ice core, MArine and TErrestrial records (INTIMATE) and the role of land/ocean/atmosphere interactions over the last 60,000 years
|Co-Conveners: Paul Hughes , Sune O. Rasmussen|
Rapid and extreme climate changes that occurred during the Last Glacial and the Last Glacial-Interglacial Transition are recorded in different environmental archives. The goal of INTIMATE is to develop common protocols and methods to reconstruct abrupt and extreme climate change across ice, marine and terrestrial environments over the period 60,000 to 8000 years ago, to better understand the mechanisms and impact of change, and thereby reduce the uncertainty of future prediction.
Also for the Holocene, terrestrial responses to changes in the oceans and atmosphere are an important research priority because they show how changes in key climate drivers such as North Atlantic Deep Water (NADW) formation may be transmitted to environmental phenomena of socio-economic importance such as the atmospheric water balance and soil moisture availability.
This session brings together presentations on ice core, marine, and terrestrial records comprising the last glacial and deglaciation, and the Holocene. Furthermore syntheses of data, data-model comparisons, mechanisms, as well as developments in correlation techniques for this specific time period such as tephrochronology are presented. The session is focused on, but not restricted to, the North Atlantic region.
INTIMATE is co-sponsored by ESSEM COST Action ES0907