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A global database of Holocene paleotemperature records

Darrell Kaufman 1 Nicholas Mckay 1 Cody Routson Michael Erb Basil Davis 2 Oliver Heiri 3 Samuel Jaccard 4 Jessica Tierney 5 Christoph Dätwyler Yarrow Axford Thomas Brussel Olivier Cartapanis 6 Brian Chase 7 Andria Dawson 8 Anne de Vernal 9 Stefan Engels Lukas Jonkers 10 Jeremiah Marsicek Paola Moffa-Sánchez Carrie Morrill Anais Orsi 11 Kira Rehfeld 12 Krystyna Saunders Philipp Sommer Elizabeth Thomas 13 Marcela Tonello Mónika Tóth Richard Vachula Andrei Andreev Sébastien Bertrand 14 Boris Biskaborn Manuel Bringué Stephen Brooks Magaly Caniupán Manuel Chevalier 7 Les Cwynar Julien Emile-Geay 15 John Fegyveresi Angelica Feurdean 16 Walter Finsinger 7 Marie-Claude Fortin Louise Foster Mathew Fox Konrad Gajewski 17 Martin Grosjean Sonja Hausmann Markus Heinrichs Naomi Holmes Boris Ilyashuk Elena Ilyashuk Steve Juggins Deborah Khider Karin Koinig Peter Langdon Isabelle Larocque-Tobler Jianyong Li André Lotter 18 Tomi Luoto 19 Anson Mackay Enikö Magyari 20, 21, 22 Steven Malevich Bryan Mark Julieta Massaferro 23 Vincent Montade 7 Larisa Nazarova Elena Novenko Petr Pařil Emma Pearson Matthew Peros Reinhard Pienitz 24 Mateusz Płóciennik David Porinchu Aaron Potito Andrew Rees Scott Reinemann Stephen Roberts 25 Nicolas Rolland Sakari Salonen 26 Angela Self Heikki Seppä 27 Shyhrete Shala Jeannine-Marie St-Jacques Barbara Stenni 28 Liudmila Syrykh Pol Tarrats Karen Taylor Valerie van den Bos Gaute Velle 29 Eugene Wahl Ian Walker 30 Janet Wilmshurst Enlou Zhang Snezhana Zhilich
21 MTA-MTM-ELTE Research Group for Paleontology
ELTE - Eötvös Loránd University, MTA - Hungarian Academy of Sciences
22 GINOP Sustainable Ecosystem Research Group
MTA Centre for Ecological Research [Tihany]
Abstract : A comprehensive database of paleoclimate records is needed to place recent warming into the longer-term context of natural climate variability. We present a global compilation of quality-controlled, published, temperature-sensitive proxy records extending back 12,000 years through the Holocene. Data were compiled from 679 sites where time series cover at least 4000 years, are resolved at sub-millennial scale (median spacing of 400 years or finer) and have at least one age control point every 3000 years, with cut-off values slackened in datasparse regions. The data derive from lake sediment (51%), marine sediment (31%), peat (11%), glacier ice (3%), and other natural archives. The database contains 1319 records, including 157 from the Southern Hemisphere. The multi-proxy database comprises paleotemperature time series based on ecological assemblages, as well as biophysical and geochemical indicators that reflect mean annual or seasonal temperatures, as encoded in the database. This database can be used to reconstruct the spatiotemporal evolution of Holocene temperature at global to regional scales, and is publicly available in Linked Paleo Data (LiPD) format.
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Darrell Kaufman, Nicholas Mckay, Cody Routson, Michael Erb, Basil Davis, et al.. A global database of Holocene paleotemperature records. Scientific Data , Nature Publishing Group, 2020, 7, pp.115. ⟨10.1038/S41597-020-0445-3⟩. ⟨hal-02543196⟩

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