Published: Thursday, 09 June 2016 14:21
Repercussions from the Indonesian Tambora volcano eruption in 1815 were felt around the world.
A new publication, titled "Tambora and the 'Year Without a Summer' of 1816", has been released by the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research.
Written by Stefan Brönnimann and Daniel Krämer, it is the outcome of the PAGES-supported International Conference on Volcanoes, Climate, and Society: Bicentenary of the great Tambora eruption, held April 2015 in Bern, Switzerland.
Access the special issue, which is available in English and German, here.
Published: Tuesday, 07 June 2016 12:41
A new paper involving members of PAGES' PALSEA2 working group, recently published in Quaternary Science Reviews, highlights the impact of fossil corals on studying past sea-level change.
Using a database containing extensive metadata to assist evaluations of dating quality, the authors demonstrate, with examples, how such information can help to evaluate sea-level reconstructions.
Access the article here.