Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research

A book series by Springer

Volume 14
 

Past Climate Variability in South America and Surrounding Regions

From the Last Glacial Maximum to the Holocene
Vimeux, Francoise; Sylvestre, Florence; Khodri, Myriam (Eds.)
 
2009, XVII, 418 p. 106 illus., 61 in color., Hardcover

ISBN: 978-90-481-2671-2


Table of Contents
 

Table of contents 

PART I – CAN WE DRAW A ROBUT PICTURE OF LAST GLACIAL MAXIMUM CLIMATE CONDITIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA?

1- Moisture pattern during the Last Glacial Maximum in South America
Florence Sylvestre

2- Orbital and millennial-scale precipitation changes in Brazil from speleothem records
Francisco W. Cruz, Xianfeng Wang, Augusto Auler, Mathias Vuille, Stephen J. Burns, Lawrence R. Edwards, Ivo Karmann and Hai Cheng

3- Chronologies of the Last Glacial Maximum and its Termination in the Andes (~10-55°S) based on Surface Exposure Dating
Roland Zech, Jacqueline Smith and Michael Kaplan

4- Vegetation and fire at the Last Glacial Maximum in tropical South America
Francis E Mayle, Michael J. Burn, Mitchell Power and Dunia Urrego

5- Re-evaluation of climate change in Lowland Central America during the Last Glacial Maximum using new sediment cores from Lake Petén Itzá, Guatemala
Mark B. Bush, Alexander Y. Correa-Metrio, David A. Hodell, Mark Brenner, Flavio S. Anselmetti, Daniel Ariztegui, Andreas D. Mueller, Jason H. Curtis, Dustin A. Grzesik, Catherine Burton and Adrian Gilli

6- Glacial to Holocene paleoceanographic and continental paleoclimate reconstructions based on ODP site 1233/GeoB 3313 off southern Chile
Frank Lamy and Jérome Kaiser

PART II – THE HIGH LATITUDES-TROPICS AND TROPICS-TROPICS TELECONNECIONS OVER THE LAST DEGLACIATION AND LAST GLACIAL MAXIMUM

7- Teleconnections into South America from the tropics and extratropics on interannual and intraseasonal timescales
Alice M. Grimm and Tercio Ambrizzi

8- South American climate variability and change: remote and regional forcing processes
Kerry H Cook

9- Sensitivity of South American Tropical climateto Last Glacial Maximum boundary conditions: focus on teleconnections with Tropics and Extratropics
Myriam Khodri, Masa Kageyama and Didier M. Roche

10- Similarities and discrepancies between Andean ice cores over the last deglaciation: climate implications
Françoise Vimeux

PART III – CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HOLOCENE CLIMATE. FOCUS ON GLOBAL EVENTS: ARE THEY WIDESPREAD, COMPARABLE AND SYNCHRONEOUS IN SOUTH AMERICA?

11- Mid-Holocene climate of tropical South America: a model-data approach
Pedro L. Silva Dias, Bruno Turcq, Maria Assunção F. Silva Dias, Pascale Braconnot and Tatiana Jorgetti

12- Millennial-scale ecological changes in tropical South America since the Last Glacial Maximum
Dunia H. Urrego, Mark B. Bush, Miles R. Silman, Alexander Correa-Metrio, Maria P. Ledru, Francis Mayle, Gina Panuado and Bryang G. Valencia

13- The nature and origin of decadal to millennial scale climate varibility in the southern tropics of South America: the Holocene record of lago Umayo, Peru
Paul A Baker, Sherilyn C. Fritz, Stephen J. Burns, Erik Ekdahl and Catherine A. Rigsby

14- Hydrological variability in South America below the tropic of Capricorn (Pampas and eastern Patagonia, Argentina) during the last 13.0 ka
Eduardo L. Piovano, Daniel Ariztegui, Franciso Córdoba, Marcela Cioccale and Florence Sylvestre

15- Climate change in southern South America during the last two millennia
Christopher M. Moy, Patricio I. Moreno, Robert B. Dunbar, Michael R. Kaplan, Jean-Pierre Francois, Ricardo Villalba and Torsthen Haberzettl

16- The Little Ice Age in southern South America: proxy and model based evidence
Inka Meyer and Sebastian Wagner

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