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We are pleased to share our knowledge of north-European palaeoclimates with you! Reconstruction data is downloadable in Excel format. For background information, please see the reference. When using the data, please cite the publication in question.

SiteLocationMethodReferenceDownload
ArapistoSouthern Finland
60º35'N, 24º05'E; 133 a.s.l.
pollen-based WA-PLS,
Annual mean temperature
Sarmaja-Korjonen, K. & Seppä, H. (2007). Abrupt and consistent responses of aquatic and terrrestrial ecosystems to the 8200 cal yr BP cold event - a lacustrine record from Lake Arapisto, Finland. The Holocene (in press). Ara_poll.xls
GilltjärnenCentral Sweden
60º05'N, 15º50'E; 172 a.s.l.
pollen-based WA-PLS,
Annual mean temperature
Antonsson, K., Brooks, S.J., Seppä, H., Telford, R.J. & Birks, H.J.B. (2006). Quantitative palaeotemperature records inferred from fossil pollen and chironomid assemblages from Lake Gilltjärnen, northern central Sweden. Journal of Quaternary Science 21, 1-11. Gill_poll.xls
GilltjärnenCentral Sweden
60º05'N, 15º50'E; 172 a.s.l.
chironomid-based WA-PLS,
July mean temperature
Antonsson, K., Brooks, S.J., Seppä, H., Telford, R.J. & Birks, H.J.B. (2006). Quantitative palaeotemperature records inferred from fossil pollen and chironomid assemblages from Lake Gilltjärnen, northern central Sweden. Journal of Quaternary Science 21, 1-11. Gill_chiro.xls
FlarkenCentral Sweden
58º33'N, 13º40'E; 108 a.s.l.
pollen-based WA-PLS,
annual mean temperature
Seppä, H., Hammarlund, D. & Antonsson, K. (2005). Low and high-frequency changes in temperature and effective humidity during the Holocene in South central Sweden: Implications for atmospheric and oceanic forcings of climate. Climate Dynamics 25, 285-297. Flarken_poll.xls
LaihalampiSouthern Finland
61º29'N, 26º04'E; 137 a.s.l.
pollen-based WA-PLS,
annual mean temperature
Heikkilä, M. and Seppä, H. (2003). A 11,000 yr palaeotemperature reconstruction from the southern boreal zone in Finland. Quaternary Science Reviews 22: 541-554. Laiha_poll.xls
ToskaljavriNorthern Finland
69º12'N, 21º28'E; 704 a.s.l.
pollen-based WA-PLS,
July mean temperature, annual precipitation
Seppä, H. and Birks, H.J.B. (2002). Holocene Climate Reconstructions from the Fennoscandian Tree-Line Area Based on Pollen Data from Toskaljavri. Quaternary Research 57: 191-199. Toskal_poll.xls
ToskaljavriNorthern Finland
69º12'N, 21º28'E; 704 a.s.l.
chironomid-based WA-PLS,
July mean temperature
Seppä, H., Nyman, M., Korhola, A. & Weckström, J. (2002). Changes of treelines and alpine vegetation in relation to post-glacial climate dynamics in northern Fennoscandia based on pollen and chironomid records. Journal of Quaternary Science 17, 287-301. Toskal_chiro.xls
TsuolbmajavriNorthern Finland
68º41'N, 22º05'E; 526 a.s.l.
pollen-based WA-PLS,
July mean temperature, annual precipitation
Seppä, H. and Birks, H.J.B. (2001). July mean temperature and annual precipitation trends during the Holocene in the Fennoscandian tree-line area: Pollen-based climate reconstructions. Holocene 11: 527-537. Tsuolbma_poll.xls
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