Climatic Change

, Volume 47, Issue 4, pp 401–409 | Cite as

ENSO Events Recorded in the Guliya Ice Core

  • Meixue Yang
  • Tandong Yao
  • Yuanqing He
  • L. G. Thompson
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Abstract

Based on the ENSO chronology and climatic information recovered from the Guliya ice core in the Tibetan Plateau, China, the ENSO teleconnection was investigated. The results showed that the negative precipitation anomalies are significantly associated with El Niño years but poorly with negative anomaly of δ 18O. Thus, the ice core records can be used as an archive of extremely global climate anomalies such as ENSO events.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meixue Yang
    • 1
  • Tandong Yao
    • 1
  • Yuanqing He
    • 1
  • L. G. Thompson
    • 2
  1. 1.Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research InstituteChinese Academy of SciencesLanzhouChina
  2. 2.Byrd Polar Research CenterOhio State UniversityColumbusU.S.A.

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