Title

Palaeoclimate from Corals

RIS ID

83552

Publication Details

McGregor, H. V. (2011). Palaeoclimate from Corals. In D. Hopley (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Modern Coral Reefs (pp. 777-785). Netherlands: Springer.

Abstract

Definition- Coral paleoclimatology is the use of geochemical records from the skeletons of fossil or modern corals to reconstruct tropical climate variability during the time the coral lived. Introduction- Ocean–atmosphere interactions in the tropics have farreaching consequences for climate variability across the globe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2639-2_20