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Geomagnetism and Aeronomy

, Volume 49, Issue 7, pp 1056–1062 | Cite as

Quasisecular cyclicity in the climate of the Earth’s Northern Hemisphere and its possible relation to solar activity variations

  • M. G. Ogurtsov
  • H. Jungner
  • M. Lindholm
  • S. Helama
  • V. A. Dergachev
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Abstract

Paleoclimatological reconstructions of temperature of the Earth’s Northern Hemisphere for the last thousand years have been studied using the up-to-date methods of statistical analysis. It has bee indicated that the quasisecular (a period of 60–130 years) cyclicity, which is observed in the climate of the Earth’s Northern Hemisphere, has a bimodal structure, i.e., being composed of the 60–85 and 85–130 year periodicities. The possible relation of the quasisecular climatic rhythm to the corresponding Gleissberg solar cycle has been studied using the solar activity reconstructions performed with the help of the solar paleoastrophysics methods.

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Northern Hemisphere Solar Activity Tree Ring Sunspot Number Secular Variation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. Ogurtsov
    • 1
    • 4
  • H. Jungner
    • 2
  • M. Lindholm
    • 3
  • S. Helama
    • 2
  • V. A. Dergachev
    • 1
  1. 1.Ioffe Physico-Technical InstituteSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.University of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.MetlaRovaniemiFinland
  4. 4.Central Astronomical ObservatoryPulkovo, St. PetersburgRussia

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