A Temperature and Precipitation Record of the Past 16,000 Years in Southern Chile

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Science  19 Dec 1980:
Vol. 210, Issue 4476, pp. 1345-1347
DOI: 10.1126/science.210.4476.1345


Regression equations relating pollen taxa from surface samples to temperature and precipitation are applied to a radiocarbon-dated pollen sequence in a lake core from Alerce. The resulting curves are a measure of the fluctuations of these climatic variables and show similarities to other late Quaternary records from the Southern Hemisphere.