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Reconstructing Past Climatic Anomalies in the North Pacific and Western North America from Tree-Ring Data

  • T.J. Blasing and H.C. Fritts
Abstract

Winter climatic anomalies in the North Pacific sector and western North America are statistically calibrated with tree-ring data in western North America and reconstructed back to AD 1700. The results are verified using climatic data from the last half of the 19th century, which is prior to the calibration period. Climatic conditions reconstructed for 18th and 19th century winters are then summarized and compared with the 20th century record.

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