Articles | Volume 13, issue 10
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4819–4845, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4819-2021

Special issue: WALIS – the World Atlas of Last Interglacial...

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4819–4845, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4819-2021
Data description paper
25 Oct 2021
Data description paper | 25 Oct 2021

A review of last interglacial sea-level proxies in the western Atlantic and southwestern Caribbean, from Brazil to Honduras

Karla Rubio-Sandoval et al.

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The Last Interglacial (LIG) is a warm period characterized by a higher-than-present sea level. For this reason, scientists use it as an analog for future climatic conditions. In this paper, we use the World Atlas of Last Interglacial Shorelines database to standardize LIG sea-level data along the coasts of the western Atlantic and mainland Caribbean, identifying 55 unique sea-level indicators.