Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1129–1152, 2019

Special issue: Paleoclimate data synthesis and analysis of associated uncertainty...

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1129–1152, 2019

  01 Aug 2019

01 Aug 2019

Simple noise estimates and pseudoproxies for the last 21 000 years

Oliver Bothe et al.

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Cited articles

Anchukaitis, K. J. and Tierney, J. E.: Identifying coherent spatiotemporal modes in time-uncertain proxy paleoclimate records, Clim. Dynam., 41, 1291–1306,, 2013. a
Annan, J. D. and Hargreaves, J. C.: A new global reconstruction of temperature changes at the Last Glacial Maximum, Clim. Past, 9, 367–376,, 2013. a
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Bothe, O., Wagner, S., and Zorita, E.: Simple noise estimates and pseudoproxies for the last 21k years,, 2018. a, b, c
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Reconstructions try to extract a climate signal from paleo-observations. It is essential to understand their uncertainties. Similarly, comparing climate simulations and paleo-observations requires approaches to address their uncertainties. We describe a simple but flexible noise model for climate proxies for temperature on millennial timescales, which can assist these goals.