News tagged with abrupt climate change

Melting during cooling period

( —A University of Maine research team says stratification of the North Atlantic Ocean contributed to summer warming and glacial melting in Scotland during the period recognized for abrupt cooling 12,900 to 11,600 ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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The water cycle amplifies abrupt climate change

During the abrupt cooling at the onset of the so-called Younger Dryas period 12680 years ago changes in the water cycle were the main drivers of widespread environmental change in western Europe. Thus, the regional impacts ...

dateJan 19, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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