Why could ice ages be unpredictable?
by Michel Crucifix
Publisher: arXiv 2013
Number of pages: 42
It is commonly accepted that the variations of Earth's orbit and obliquity control the timing of Pleistocene glacial-interglacial cycles. Evidence comes from power spectrum analysis of palaeoclimate records and from inspection of the timing of glacial and deglacial transitions. However, we do not know how tight this control is.
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