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DeepCHALLA: two glacial-interglacial cycles (ca. 250,000 years) of climate and ecosystem dynamics on the East African equator

Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Kilimanjaro, Lake Challa

revised full-proposal: ICDP-2014/06
for the funding-period starting 2014-01-15
by Dirk Verschuren, Philip A. Barker, Maarten Blaauw, Daniel Ochieng Olago, Pascal Boeckx, Daniel Joseph Conley, Michel Crucifix, Marc De Batist, Gerald H. Haug, Charles Kasansu, Christine S. Lane, Melanie J. Leng, Raimund Albert Muscheler, Alfred Muzuka Nzibavuga Nyarubakula, Titus Ombori, Stephen Mathai Rucina, Walter Salzburger, David Nicolas Waldmann, Pius Zebhe Yanda
Abstract
Long climate records from (sub-)tropical continental regions provide an important counterpoint to the polar ice-core records from Antarctica and Greenland, and are crucial to resolve long-standing questions about the relative importance of tropical and hi
Scientific Objectives
  • 1) Reconstruct, with high temporal resolution, two glacial-interglacial cycles of tropical monsoon dynamics over the western Indian Ocean. This will allow assessment of the equatorial signatures of i) low-latitude insolation forcing vs. the long-distance
Keywords
Africa, CHALLA, DeepCHALLA, Dynamics, ICDP-2014/06, Kenya, Kilimanjaro, Monsoons, Paleoclimate, Tanzania, Tropical climate
Location
Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Kilimanjaro, Lake Challa: -3.31676, 37.70403

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