Dansgaard-Oeschger events

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Term: Dansgaard-Oeschger events
Definition: Abrupt events characterized in Greenland ice cores and in palaeoclimate records from the nearby North Atlantic by a cold glacial state, followed by a rapid transition to a warmer phase, and a slow cooling back to glacial conditions. Counterparts of Dansgaard-Oeschger events are observed in other regions as well.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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