Climate since A.D. 1500 /

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Imprint:London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
Description:xv, 679 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Climatic changes
Climatic changes.
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Other authors / contributors:Bradley, Raymond S., 1948-
Jones, Philip D.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Climate since A.D. 1500: Introduction / R.S. Bradley and P.D. Jones
  • Sect. A. Documentary Evidence. 2. Hudson's Bay Company ships' log-books as sources of sea ice data, 1751-1870 / A.J.W. Catchpole. 3. Historical and instrumental evidence of climate: western Hudson Bay, Canada, 1714-1850 / T.F. Ball. 4. Historical climate records from the northeastern United States, 1640 to 1900 / W.R. Baron. 5. Documentary evidence for changes in the climate of Iceland, A.D. 1500 to 1800 / A.E.J. Ogilvie. 6. Monthly temperature and precipitation in central Europe from 1525-1979: quantifying documentary evidence on weather and its effects / C. Pfister. 7. Reconstructing the climate of northern Italy from archive sources / D. Camuffo and S. Enzi. 8. Three historical data series on floods and anomalous climatic events in Italy / M.P. Pavese, V. Banzon, M. Colacino, G.P. Gregori and M. Pasqua. 9. Documentary evidence from the U.S.S.R. / E.P. Borisenkov. 10. Reconstruction of the 18th century summer precipitation of Nanjing, Suzhou, and Hangzhou, China, based on the Clear and Rain Records / P.K. Wang and D. Zhang. 11. Beijing summer temperatures since 1724 / W.C. Wang, D. Portman, G. Gong, P. Zhang and T. Karl. 12. Reconstruction of rainfall variation of the Baiu in historical times / A. Murata. 13. Climatic variations in the longest instrumental records / P.D. Jones and R.S. Bradley
  • Sect. B. Dendroclimatic Evidence. 14. Mapping climate using tree-rings from western North America / H.C. Fritts and X.M. Shao. 15. Dendroclimatic evidence from northern North America / R.D. D'Arrigo and G.C. Jacoby, Jr. 16. Dendroclimatic evidence from the Great Plains of the United States / D.M. Meko. 17. Dendroclimatic evidence from eastern North America / E.R. Cook, D.W. Stable and M.K. Cleaveland. 18. Dendroclimatic evidence from southwestern Europe and northwestern Africa / F. Serre-Bachet, J. Guiot and L. Tessier. 19. Recent dendroclimatic evidence of northern and central European summer temperatures / K.R. Briffa and F.H. Schweingruber. 20. Dendroclimatic evidence from the northern Soviet Union / D.A. Graybill and S.G. Shiyatov. 21. Dendroclimatic evidence from the western Himalaya / M.K. Hughes. 22. Dendroclimatic studies in China / X.D. Wu. 23. South American dendroclimatological records / J.A. Boninsegna. 24. Dendroclimatic evidence from Australasia / D.A. Norton and J.G. Palmer
  • Sect. C. Ice Core Evidence. 25. Ice core climate signals from Mount Logan, Yukon A.D. 1700-1987 / G. Holdsworth, H.R. Krouse and M. Nosal. 26. The Arctic from Svalbard to Severnaya Zemlya: climatic reconstructions from ice cores / A. Tarussov. 27. Ice core evidence from Peru and China / L.G. Thompson. 28. Ice core evidence from the Antarctic Peninsula region / D.A. Peel. 29. Paleoenvironmental conditions in Antarctica since A.D. 1500: ice core evidence / E. Mosley-Thompson
  • Sect. D. Forcing Factors. 30. Evidence of solar activity variations / M. Stuiver and T.F. Braziunas. 31. Records of explosive volcanic eruptions over the last 500 years / R.S. Bradley and P.D. Jones. 32. The historical record of El Nino events / W.H. Quinn and V.T. Neal
  • Sect. E. Summary. 33. Climatic variations over the last 500 years / P.D. Jones and R.S. Bradley.