Articles | Volume 69, issue 2
E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 69, 139–160, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-69-139-2020
E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 69, 139–160, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-69-139-2020

Research article 08 Oct 2020

Research article | 08 Oct 2020

A 2600-year high-resolution climate record from Lake Trichonida (SW Greece)

Joana Seguin et al.

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This paper reconstructs climatic changes during the last 2600 years in southern Greece based on a sediment core from Lake Trichonida. We provide an age-depth model and continuous geochemical data. Carbonate-rich material is linked to drier/warmer conditions, while terrigenous sediment input was stronger during wetter/colder conditions. Wetter phases coincide with a more negative North Atlantic Oscillation index, suggesting that this is a major driver for precipitation variability in the region.