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Significant climate anomalies have characterized the last 1000 yr in the Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Two warm, dry periods of 150- and 200-yr duration occurred during AD 900-1350, which were followed by anomalously cold climates, known as the Little Ice Age, that lasted from AD 1400 to 1900.…
Author(s): Constance I. Millar, Wallace B. Woolfenden
Keywords: Climate change, forest managenzent, historical variation, use in ecosystem management, natural variability, paleoecology
Source: Ecological Applications 9(4):1207-1216
Year: 1999