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CACHE-DRAM: DRivers and AMplifiers of late Quaternary climate change
Entry ID: GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00509

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Abstract: Ice core records provide highly detailed records of how different components of the climate system have behaved in the past. DRAM will make use of these and other data to pin down the main forcings and feedbacks that controlled climate over the last million years.

In the framework of this project, the analysis of the ice cores from Berkner Island and of the European Project for Ice Coring in ... View entire text

Purpose: Objectives include:
* Deliver a complete climate record (covering the last 60 000 years) from the Weddell Sea region of Antarctica, using the Berkner Island ice core
* Reconstruct solar forcing over last 10 000 years and assess its importance in millennial climate variability
* Determine the phasing of changes between coastal and central Antarctica, and between the south and north Atlantic
* Compare the ice core data with palaeoclimate model results
* Elucidate the controls of past changes in CO2
Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Access Constraints This data is governed by the NERC Data Policy -
Use Constraints This data is governed by the NERC Data Policy -
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Antarctic Environmental Data Centre, British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Contact Address:
Polar Data Centre
British Antarctic Survey
Phone: 44 (0) 1223 221400
Fax: 44 (0) 1223 362616
Email: polardatacentre at
Contact Address:
British Antarctic Survey
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-03-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-01

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