Past Global Changes and Their Significance for the Future: PAGES 1st Open Science Meeting

Eds: Alverson K, Oldfield F & Bradley R

Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 19(1-5), 1-479, 2000

The 27 papers gathered here form part of the outcome of the 1st PAGES Open Science Meeting, held 19-23 April 1998 in London, UK. The title of the meeting was "Past Global Changes and Their Significance for the Future".

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> Editorial [p.1]

> PAGES — Past Global Changes and their Significance for the future: an Introduction [p.3]
Alverson K & Oldfield F

> The ice record of greenhouse gases: a view in the context of future changes [p.9]
Raynaud D, Barnola J-M, Chappellaz J, Blunier T, Indermühle A & Stauffer B

> Ice core evidence for climate change in the Tropics: implications for our future [p.19]
Thompson LG

> Perspectives on Global Change Science: isotopes in the Earth system, past and present [p.37]
Oeschger H

> New views of tropical paleoclimates from corals [p.45]
Gagan MK, Ayliffe LK, Beck JW, Cole JE, Druffel ERM, Dunbar RB & Schrag DP

> Sea-ice cover, sea-surface salinity and halo-/thermocline structure of the northwest North Atlantic: modern versus full glacial conditions [p.65]
de Vernal A & Hillaire-Marcel C

> Annual climate variability in the Holocene: interpreting the message of ancient trees [p.87]
Briffa KR

> Palaeolimnological approaches to climate change, with special regard to the biological record [p.107]
Battarbee RW

> Paleoclimate reconstruction along the Pole–Equator–Pole transect of the Americas (PEP 1) [p.125]
Markgraf V, Baumgartner TR, Bradbury JP, Diaz HF, Dunbar RB, Luckman BH, Seltzer GO, Swetnam TW & Villalba R

> Amazonian and neotropical plant communities on glacial time-scales: The failure of the aridity and refuge hypotheses [p.141]
Colinvaux PA, De Oliveira PE & Bush MB

> The history and variability of the East Asian paleomonsoon climate [p.171]
An Z

> Hydrological changes in the African tropics since the Last Glacial Maximum [p.189]
Gasse F

> The Younger Dryas cold interval as viewed from central Greenland [p.213]
Alley RB

> Rapid climatic variability of the North Atlantic Ocean and global climate: a focus of the IMAGES program [p.227]
Cortijo E, Labeyrie L, Elliot M, Balbon E & Tisnerat N

> The low-latitude monsoon climate during Dansgaard–Oeschger cycles and Heinrich Events [p.243]
Leuschner DC & Sirocko F

> Is ocean thermohaline circulation linked to abrupt stadial/interstadial transitions? [p.255]
Boyle EA

> Influences of oceanic rheostats and amplifiers on atmospheric CO2 content during the Late Quaternary [p.273]
Pedersen TF & Bertrand P

> Study of abrupt climate change by a coupled ocean–atmosphere model [p.285]
Manabe S & Stouffer RJ

> Past and future reorganizations in the climate system [p.301]
Stocker TF

> How well can we simulate past climates? Evaluating the models using global palaeoenvironmental datasets [p.321]
Kohfeld KE & Harrison SP

> Abrupt onset and termination of the African Humid Period:: rapid climate responses to gradual insolation forcing [p.347]
de Menocal P, Ortiz J, Guilderson T, Adkins J, Sarnthein M, Baker L & Yarusinsky M

> Water isotopes in precipitation:: data/model comparison for present-day and past climates [p.363]
Jouzel J, Hoffmann G, Koster RD & Masson V

> Relating paleoclimate data and past temperature gradients: Some suggestive rules [p.381]
Rind D

> Past global changes and their significance for the future [p.391]
Bradley RS

> The role of the sun in climate forcing [p.403]
Beer J, Mende W & Stellmacher R

> Use of paleo-records in determining variability within the volcanism–climate system [p.417]
Zielinski GA

> Sensitivity of modern and Holocene floods to climate change [p.439]
Knox JC

> From nature-dominated to human-dominated environmental changes [p.459]
Messerli B, Grosjean M, Hofer T, Núñez L & Pfister C

This special issue was later bound within a hardcover to become a book: 

Past Global Changes and Their Significance for the Future.
Edited by Alverson K, Oldfield F & Bradley R. (2000).
(Reprinted from Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 19).
Pergamon/Elsevier, Oxford. 479 pp. ISSN 0277-3791 (Pb).


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