Potential Modern-Climate Analogues of Paleoclimatic Variations in Eastern Interior Alaska for the Past 14,000 Years: Atmospheric-Circulation Controls of Regional Temperature and Moisture Responses.
Mary E. Edwards, Cary J. Mock, Bruce P. Finney, Valerie A. Barber, and Patrick J. Bartlein,
Quaternary Science Reviews (in press).

Abstract


Fig1asm.gif (1715 bytes) Figure 1a. Map of Beringia showing the region covered by the synoptic analysis. The lake sites in the paleoclimatic study area are indicated: B = Birch Lake, D = Dune Lake, J = Jan Lake, and S = Sands of Time Lake; F = Fairbanks.

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Fig1bsm.gif (3154 bytes) Figure 1b. Summary of pollen and lake-status evidence and inferred paleoclimates, Eastern Interior Alaska.

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Fig2asm.jpg (3337 bytes) Figure 2a.  Anomaly maps for warm/dry conditions in the eastern interior Alaska study region. 500 mb heights are in gpm, sea-level pressure is in mb, temperature anomalies are in degrees C, and precipitation is expressed as percentages of normal.

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Fig2bsm.jpg (3474 bytes) Figure 2b.  Anomaly maps for cold/dry conditions in the eastern interior Alaska study region.

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Fig2csm.jpg (3537 bytes) Figure 2c. Anomaly maps for warm/wet conditions in the eastern interior Alaska study region.

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Fig2dsm.jpg (3284 bytes) Figure 2d. Anomaly maps for cold/wet conditions in the eastern interior Alaska study region.

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table2sm.gif (1256 bytes) Table 2. Pollen and Lake-Status Evidence and Inferred Paleoclimates, Eastern Interior Alaska.

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