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Glacier fluctuations during the Holocene

Glacier fluctuations during the Holocene

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Published by G. Fischer in Stuttgart .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Paleoclimatology -- Holocene -- Congresses.,
    • Glacial climates -- Europe -- Congresses.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Burkhard Frenzel ... [et al.].
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesESF project, "European palaeoclimate and man" ;, special issue 16, Paläoklimaforschung =, Palaeoclimate research,, v. 24, Paläoklimaforschung ;, Bd. 24.
      ContributionsFrenzel, Burkhard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC884 .G53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL461475M
      ISBN 103437255185
      LC Control Number98180182
      OCLC/WorldCa39160610

        Shatravin, VI () Reconstruction of Pleistocene and Holocene glaciations in Tien-Shan and Pamir In Book: Pamir and Tien Shan “Glacier and Climate Fluctuations during the Pleistocene and Holocene” International Workshop, 22–23 July , University of Bayreuth, GermanyCited by: Solar radiation varies smoothly through time (top, orange line) with a strong cyclicity of ~23, years, as seen in this time series of July incoming solar radiation at 65°N (Berger and Loutre ).In contrast, glacial–interglacial cycles last ~, years (middle, black line) and consist of stepwise cooling events followed by rapid warmings, as seen in this time series inferred from. Helm Glacier provides a near complete record of fluctuations since the 14'~ century. Glaciers receded between the s and s at average annual rates of about 30 m. Between the s and s, glaciers advanced up to m, but since then they have receded at annual rates of m. INTRODUCTION. Following early Holocene warmth, millennial-scale cooling through the Holocene Epoch (the p years) in the Northern Hemisphere has been superposed by centennial-scale climate change, culminating in the transition from the Medieval Warm Period (MWP; ~ to CE) to the Little Ice Age (LIA; ~ to CE) ().Although the Holocene’s long-term cooling trend is Cited by:


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Glacier fluctuations during the Holocene Download PDF EPUB FB2

Holocene glacier fluctuations in northern Norway / Colin K. Ballantyne --Holocene glacier fluctuations in Scandinavia / Geoffrey S.

Boulton [and others] --Fluctuations of the Grosser Aletsch Glacier and the Gorner Glacier during the last years / Hanspeter Holzhauser --Holocene glacier fluctuations in the Italian alpine region / Giuseppe. A global overview of glacier advances and retreats (grouped by regions and by millennia) for the Holocene is compiled from previous studies.

The reconstructions of glacier fluctuations are based on 1) mapping and dating moraines defined by 14 C, TCN, OSL, lichenometry and tree rings (discontinuous records/time series), and 2) sediments from proglacial lakes and speleothems (continuous records Cited by: Get this from a library.

Glacier fluctuations during the Holocene: 10 tables. [Burkhard Frenzel;]. A global overview of glacier advances and retreats (grouped by regions and by millennia) for the Holocene is compiled from previous studies.

The reconstructions of glacier fluctuations are based. Glacier extent during the Holocene was limited compared to the Pleistocene, but recent studies point to significant, rapid fluctuations of climate throughout the Holocene (e.g., Mayewski et al., ).One proxy of Holocene climate variability that has long been used is alpine glacier fluctuations (e.g., Denton and Karlén, ).Most alpine glaciers react rapidly to changes in their mass.

A global compilation of glacier advances and retreats for the past two millennia grouped by 17 regions (excluding Antarctica) highlights the nature of glacier fluctuations during the late Holocene.

This review summarises landform records and published age-estimates (largely based upon tephrochronology) to provide an overview of glacier fluctuations upon the Kamchatka Peninsula during the Holocene and, to a lesser degree, earlier phases of by: 3. Observations on some Holocene glacier fluctuations in West Greenland.

[Ander. Weidick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Ander. Weidick. A global overview of glacier advances and retreats (grouped by regions and by millennia) for the Holocene is compiled from previous studies.

The reconstructions of glacier fluctuations are based on 1) mapping and dating moraines defined by 14C, TCN, OSL, lichenometry and tree rings (discontinuous records/time series), and 2) sediments from proglacial lakes and speleothems (continuous records.

LATE HOLOCENE GLACIER FLUCTUATIONS AND VEGETATION CHANGES AT MAKTAK FIORD, BAFFIN ISLAND, N.W.T., CANADA [G.S., et al Boulton] on *FREE* shipping on. High-Frequency Holocene Glacier Fluctuations in New Zealand Differ from the Northern Signature Joerg M. Schaefer,1* George H. Denton,2 Michael Kaplan,1 Aaron Putnam,2 Robert C.

Finkel,3,4 David J. Barrell,5 Bjorn G. Andersen,6 Roseanne Schwartz,1 Andrew Mackintosh,7 Trevor Chinn,8 Christian Schlüchter9 Understanding the timings of interhemispheric climate changes during the Holocene, alongFile Size: KB. Holocene glacier fluctuations of Flatebreen and winter precipitation changes in the Jostedalsbreen region, western Norway, based on glaciolacustrine records.

The Holoc Cited by: 1. A compilation of Holocene glacial advances throughout the world is compared with summer solar insolation integrated over the Northern Hemisphere and the magnitudes of global acid fallout from volcanic eruptions north of 20°S*** estimated from the acidity signal of annual ice layers in the Crëte and Camp Century ice cores in by:   Here, we present a high-resolution 10 Be chronology of glacier fluctuations in New Zealand’s Southern Alps over the past years, including at least five events during the last millennium.

The extents of glacier advances decreased from the middle to the late Holocene, in contrast with the Northern Hemisphere pattern. INTRODUCTION. Following early Holocene warmth, millennial-scale cooling through the Holocene Epoch (the p years) in the Northern Hemisphere has been superposed by centennial-scale climate change, culminating in the transition Glacier fluctuations during the Holocene book the Medieval Warm Period (MWP; ~ to CE) to the Little Ice Age (LIA; ~ to CE) ().Although the Holocene’s long-term Cited by: Holocene is the most recent geological Epoch spanning the p–12, years.

Glacier fluctuations are advance and retreat phases of individual glaciers due to changes in their mass balance. Introduction Glacier extent during the Holocene was limited compared to the Pleistocene, but recent studies point to significant. During the early Holocene, the glaciers in the Vårfluesjøen catchment were considerably smaller than today or had even melted completely.

At the start of the Neoglacial period (c. cal. BP), we find increased glacier activity in the catchment of the by: 4. The Holocene glacial history of the North Cascades is poorly understood, in part because most existing records rely on moraine remnants and are therefore discontinuous.

To develop a more complete record of Holocene fluctuations of North Cascades glaciers, we collectedAuthor: Harold N. Wershow. @article{osti_, title = {Extent, timing, and climatic significance of latest Pleistocene and Holocene glaciation in the Sierra Nevada, California}, author = {Clark, Douglas Howe}, abstractNote = {Despite more than a century of study, scant attention has been paid to the glacial record in the northern end of the Sierra Nevada, and to the.

T1 - Holocene and latest Pleistocene climate and glacier fluctuations in Iceland. AU - Geirsdóttir, Áslaug. AU - Miller, Gifford H. AU - Axford, Yarrow. AU - Sædís Ólafsdóttir, Ólafsdóttir. PY - /10/1. Y1 - Cited by: Detailed field mapping of glacial and paraglacial landforms and optical dating from these landforms are used to reconstruct the early Holocene glaciation in the semi-arid region of Miyar basin, Lahaul Himalaya.

The study identifies three stages of glaciation, of decreasing magnitude and termed, from oldest to youngest, the Miyar stage (MR-I), Khanjar stage (KH-II), and Menthosa advance (M-III).Cited by: 3.

Arctic and Antarctic glacier ice build up began about 5, years ago after the Holocene Climate Optimum. Significant glacier advances occurred in many regions between the first and twelfth centuries CE, and more rapidly accumulated during the Little Ice Age (13 th to 19 th centuries). Much of this glacier ice melted after the midth century as the sun entered its grand solar maximum phase.

Holocene time (10, to 6, yr BP). These results are significant because they support the hypothesis of a warm early Holocene in the Central North American Cordillera and contradict the notion of a significant early Holocene glacial advance.

iii. The causes and timing of tropical glacier fluctuations during the Holocene epoch (10, years ago to present) are poorly understood. Yet constraining their sensitivity to changes in climate 1 is. Tephrochronological Studies of Holocene Glacier Fluctuations in South Iceland.- Relationship of Land Terminating and Fjord Glaciers to Holocene Climatic Change, South Georgia, Antarctica.- Glacier Changes Following the Little Ice Age - A Survey of the International Data Basis and Its Perspectives.-Author: Johannes Oerlemans.

The pattern of glacier variability at Huaguruncho during the Late Glacial and Holocene is similar to the pattern of tropical Atlantic sea-surface temperatures, and provides evidence that prior to the LIA, ice extent in the eastern tropical Andes was decoupled from temperatures in the high-latitude North by: Climate changes in the arid zones of Africa during Early and Mid Holocene times.

In World Climates from to 0 B.C., pp. 72–83, London: Royal Meteorological Society Butzer, K. ().Author: Arie S. Issar. Holocene climate evolution and glacier fluctuations inferred from proglacial lake sediments at Hvitarvatn, Central Iceland PhD: University of Colorado Boulder, This thesis develops the first well-dated, continuous, high-resolution Holocene climate and glacier record from central Iceland.

The Holocene glacial retreat is a geographical phenomenon that involved the global deglaciation of glaciers that previously had advanced during the Last Glacial sheet retreat initiated ca.

19, years ago and accelerated after ca. 15, years ago. The Holocene, starting with abrupt warm years ago, resulted in rapid melting of the remaining ice sheets of North America. past glacier extent can inform us about past climate variabil-ity. Holocene glacier activity in the Arctic is reasonably well documented at millennial timescales (Miller et al., ).

Northern Hemisphere glaciers receded in the early Holocene and were smaller than present during the mid-Holocene. Centennial-scale variations, however, are not wellCited by:   Early Holocene readvances in the Aletsch region are not well constrained, but Late Holocene (past ~ years) glacier fluctuations are revealed through radiocarbon‐dated fossil tree trunks, which were overrun by advancing ice and exposed during later retreat [Holzhauser et al., ] (Figures 2 and 3).Cited by: Glaciers were present within current Glacier National Park boundaries as early as 7, years ago but may have survived an early Holocene warm period (Carrara, ), making them much older.

These modest glaciers varied in size, tracking climatic changes, but did not grow to their Holocene maximum size until the end of the Little Ice Age (LIA.

Temperature change is the major driver of late-glacial and Holocene glacier fluctuations in New Zealand Brian Anderson; but the relative importance of these drivers is debated.

Numerical modeling of a New Zealand glacier reveals that temperature is the dominant control on glacier length. Late Pleistocene and Holocene paleoenvironments Cited by: Glacier Fluctuations and Climatic Change Tephrochronological Studies of Holocene Glacier Fluctuations in South Iceland.

Pages The Evolution of the Englacial Temperature Distribution in the Superimposed Ice Zone of a Polar Ice Cap During a Summer Season. Pages Brand: Springer Netherlands. The response of glaciers to intrinsic climate variability: observations and models of late-Holocene variations in the no climate change is required to explain the glacier fluctuations in this setting, cannot be rejected.

These Late-Holocene variations in the Pacific Northwest. Change (v. 60,“Historical and Holocene Glacier-Climate Vari-ations”) and in Quaternary Science Reviews (v.

29,“Holocene and Latest Pleistocene Alpine Glacier Fluctuations: A Global Perspec-tive”), and a special volume in the Developments in Quaternary Science series (v. 15,Quaternary glaciations-extent and chro.

@article{osti_, title = {Climatic fluctuations of the Ice Age}, author = {Frenzel, B}, abstractNote = {This is a review of Burkhard Frenzel's book by R.E. Newell, Frenzel's book is an absolute mine of information on paleoclimatology.

The findings from some references are carefully distilled and a synthesis made of the changing climatic patterns over Europe and Asia during the six. Holocene and Historic Glacier Activity and Climate Change in Glacier Bay the researchers seek to reconstruct the paleoclimate and the highly complex sequence of glacial advance and retreat during the Holocene in the Glacier Bay region—not an easy task.

The research involves linking the results obtained from several different methods of. These Svalbard Glaciers Survived Early Holocene Warming.

From Science Direct: “About 60 percent of Svalbard is covered by glaciers today, but many of these glaciers were much reduced in size or gone in the Early resolution modeling of the glacial isostatic rebound reveals that the largest glaciers in Nordaustlandet and eastern Spitsbergen survived the Early Holocene warming.

Holocene fluctuations and climate for a representative glacier in the North Cascades. The North Cascades’ Lyman Glacier (Figure 1) is well suited to refining the regional Holocene glacial and climate record for several reasons: 1) it is a small, discrete alpineFile Size: 2MB.

The Holocene glacial history of the North Cascades is poorly understood, in part because most existing records rely on moraine remnants and are therefore discontinuous. To develop a more complete record of Holocene fluctuations of North Cascades glaciers, we collected and analyzed glaciolacustrine sediments (i.e., rock flour) deposited over the past ~ years in Lyman Lake by the upstream Author: Harold N.

Wershow.The table below summarizes some of the climate changes that have occurred during the current interglacial period or Holocene Epoch.

You do not have to memorize the table. Just realize that all of the fluctuations listed, except possibly the last entry (present), happened naturally, i.e., they were not caused by human activities. Table of contents for The Holocene, 29, 2, Access to society journal content varies across our titles.

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