Geomagnetism and Aeronomy

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 141–152 | Cite as

Solar activity and climatic variability in the time interval from 10 to 250 Ma ago

  • O. M. RaspopovEmail author
  • V. A. Dergachev
  • T. Kolström
  • H. Jungner


The climatic variability in the past on the time scales from several tens to several hundreds of million years has been analyzed based on the paleoclimatic data with a time resolution of several years (the variations in the fossil tree ring widths, varve). The revealed periodicity in the climatic parameters correlates with the observed solar activity cyclicity, which indicates that this periodicity effectively influences climate changes independently of differences in the climatic conditions in the considered interval.


Solar Activity Solar Cycle Tree Ring Ring Width Tree Ring Width 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. M. Raspopov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. A. Dergachev
    • 2
  • T. Kolström
    • 3
  • H. Jungner
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere, and Radiowave Propagation, St. Petersburg BranchRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Ioffe Physical-Technical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Mekriyarvi Research StationUniversity of Eastern FinlandJoensuuFinland
  4. 4.Dating LaboratoryUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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