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The exceptional amplitude and rate of warming recorded at global, hemispherical and regional scales within contemporary instrumental records should be placed in the context of longer-term multi-centennial and millennial climate variability in order to both assess its uniqueness and better understand the mechanisms that contribute to the background of natural climate variability. Systematic meteorological measurements only span over a relatively short time interval. Thus, documentary evidence and natural climate proxies are used for the reconstruction and understanding of longer term past climate variability.

This session welcomes presentations related to various topics related to this frame:
• early instrumental meteorological measurements, their history and use for the long-term series
• documentary evidence and its features (advantages, disadvantages limits)
• natural climate proxies and its features (advantages, disadvantages, limits)
• methodological improvements and analysis of climate reconstruction approaches both from documentary evidence and natural climatic proxies
• results of climate reconstructions over different regions based on various climatic sources
• hydrological and meteorological extremes (e.g. floods, hurricanes, windstorms, tornadoes, hailstorms, frosts) and their human impacts in relation to climate variability beyond the instrumental period.
• climate modelling of the last 2K and comparison of model outputs with reconstructed/observed climatological data
• past impacts of climate variability on natural processes and human society
• past and recent perception of the climate and its variability
• history of meteorology and meteorological and climatological knowledge
• discussion of natural and anthropogenic forcings as well as recent warming at global, regional and local scales in a long-term context.

Convener: Rudolf Brazdil | Co-Conveners: Ricardo García-Herrera, Fidel González-Rouco
| Thu, 12 Sep, 16:00–18:00|Room S1
| Attendance Fri, 13 Sep, 10:30–11:30 | Display Wed, 11 Sep, 13:30–Fri, 13 Sep, 13:30|Sports Hall
Display time: Wednesday, 11 September 2019 13:30–Friday, 13 September 13:30

Attendance time: Friday, 13 September 2019, 10:30–11:30 | Sports Hall

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P186 |
David Gallego, Ricardo García-Herrera, Francisco de Paula Gómez-Delgado, Paulina Ordóñez, and Pedro Ribera
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P187 |
Ricardo García-Herrera, David Gallego, and Esther González
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P188 |
Rudolf Brazdil, Lukáš Dolák, Kateřina Chromá, Ladislava Řezníčková, Monika Bělínová, Pavel Zahradníček, and Adam Valík
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P189 |
Rudolf Brazdil, Petr Dobrovolný, Gaston R. Demarée, Andrea Kiss, Kateřina Chromá, Lukáš Dolák, Pavel Zahradníček, Miroslav Trnka, and Ladislava Řezníčková
Chairperson: 16862
P190 |
Reconstruction of Climatic and Disaster Characteristics in the Middle and Lower Reaches of the Yangtze River in 1644-1911
Pei-Hua Tan, Pen-Yuan Chen, and Hsien-Kang Meng
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P191 |
Marián Melo, Marcel Garaj, Martin Gera, and Ingrid Damborská
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P192 |
Elin Lundstad

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