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The Earth's climate and variability of the sun over recent millennia : geophysical, astronomical, and archaeological aspects : proceedings of a Royal Society and Académie des sciences discussion meeting held on 15 and 16 February 1989

Author: Jean Claude Pecker; S K Runcorn; Royal Society (Great Britain); Académie des sciences (France)
Publisher: London : Royal Society, 1990.
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Addresses the question of whether variations in the total energy output of the Sun have had effects on the climate - a question of increasing interest for archaeologists and historians. New evidence  Read more...

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Earth's climate and variability of the sun over recent millennia.
London : Royal Society, 1990
(OCoLC)556934965
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Claude Pecker; S K Runcorn; Royal Society (Great Britain); Académie des sciences (France)
ISBN: 0854034064 9780854034062
OCLC Number: 24141659
Description: ix, 692 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
Contents: The ¹⁴C record in bristlecone pine of the past 8000 years based on the dendrochronology of the late C.W. Ferguson / H.E. Suess and T.W. Linick --
The spectrum of radiocarbon / C.P. Sonett and S.A. Finney. Discussion / A. Berger --
Environmental information in the isotopic record in trees / S. Epstein and R.V. Krishnamurthy. Discussion / H. Oeschger, J.A. Eddy, J.-C. Pecker --
On the need for further isotopic measurements from tree rings / M.G.L. Baillie. Discussion / G.H. Schleser --
Precambrian cyclic rythmites : solar-climatic or tidal signatures? / G.E. Williams. Discussion / J.-C. Gérard --
Environmental records from polar ice cores / C. Lorius --
¹⁰Be and [delta]²H in polar ice cores as a probe of the solar variability's influence on climate / G.M. Raisbeck ... [et al.]. Discussion / N.O. Weiss, Jenny Allsop, G. de Q. Robin --
The past 5000 years history of solar modulation of cosmic radiation from ¹⁰Be and ¹⁴C studies / H. Oeschger and J. Beer --
On the presence of regular periodicities in the thermoluminescence profile of a recent sea sediment core / Giuliana Cini Castagnoli ... [et al.] --
Astronomical determinations of solar variability / Elizabeth Ribes. Discussion / J.S. Stanford, P. Foukal --
Historical evidence concerning the sun : interpretation of sunspot records during the telescopic and pretelescopic eras / F.R. Stephenson --
Solar observations in ancient China and solar variability / Xu Zhentao --
Relevance of medieval, Egyptian and American dates to the study of climatic and radiocarbon variability / R. Berger. Discussion / J.-C. Pecker, J.M. Grove --
Evolutive spectral analysis of sunspot data over the past 300 years / A. Berger, J.L. Mélice and I. van der Mersch. Discussion / M. Beran ... [et al.] --
Some thoughts on sun-weather relations / J.A. Eddy. Discussion / Jenny Allsop, J-C. Pecker, Sir William McCrea --
Holocene climatic change, ¹⁴C wiggles and variations in solar irradiance / T.M.L. Wigley and P.M. Kelly. Discussion / J.A. Eddy, A. Berger, A.C. Renfrew --
Modelling the climatic response to solar variability / J.-C. Gérard. Discussion / J.-C. Pecker --
Are there solar signals in the African monsoon and rainfall? / H. Faure and M. Leroux --
Associations between the 11-year solar cycle, the quasi-biennial oscillation and the atmosphere : a summary of recent work / Karin Labitzke and H. van Loon. Discussion / K. Shine --
Solar luminosity over timescales of days to the past few solar cycles / P. Foukal --
Time series analysis of Holocene climatic data / D.J. Thomson --
Periodicity and aperiodicity in solar magnetic activity / N.O. Weiss. Discussion / P. Foukal --
On possible origins of relatively short-term changes in the solar structure / D.O. Gough --
Variability in the solar output / I.W. Roxburgh --
Archaeological evidence and non-evidence for climatic change / P.I. Kuniholm --
Climate and Holocene culture change : some practical problems / A.C. Renfrew --
Human biogeography and climate change in Siberia and Arctic North America in the fourth and fifth millennia BP / W.R. Powers and R.H. Jordan --
The bearing of phyto-archaeological evidence on discussions of climatic change over recent millennia / J.-L. Vernet --
General discussion / S.K. Runcorn ... [et al.] --
Closing remarks : astronomical / J.-C. Pecker --
Closing remarks : geophysical / S.K. Runcorn.
Responsibility: organized and edited by J.C. Pecker and S.K. Runcorn.

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