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Subject Code:
G: General / Introductory
M: Multi-disciplinary
R: Reconstruction from Data
A: Air-Ground Relationship
F: Forward Modelling
I: Inversion Techniques
Region Code:
1: World Wide
5: Australia
2: Africa
6: Europe
3: Antarctica
7: North America
4: Asia
8: South America

Anderssen, R. S. and Saull, V. A., Surface temperature history determined from borehole measurements. Math. Geol., 5: 269-283, 1973. FGI

Baker, D.G. and Ruschy D.L., The recent warming in eastern Minnesota shown by ground temperatures. Geophys. Res. Lett., 20: 371-374. A7

Beck, A. E., Climatically perturbed temperature gradients and their effect on regional and continental heat-flow means. Tectonophysics, 41: 17-39, 1977. FG1

Beck, A.E., Shen, P.Y., Beltrami, H., Mareschal, J.-C., Safanda, J., Sebagenzi, M.N., Vasseur, G., and Wang K., A comparison of five different analyses in the interpretation of five borehole temperature data sets. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 101-112, 1992. GI7

Beck, A.E., Inferring past climate change from subsurface temperature profiles: some problems and methods. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 73-80, 1992. G

Beck, A. E., Precision logging of temperature gradients and the extraction of past climate. Tectonophysics, 83: 1-11, 1982. GF7

Beck, A. E., Shen, P. Y., and Wang, K., Sub-bottom temperature perturbations due to temperature variations at the boundary of inhomogeneous lake or oceanic sediments. Tectonophysics, 121: 11-24, 1985. FG7

Beltrami, H. and Mareschal, J.-C., Determination of past climate change from geothermal data: Regional ground temperature histories, correlation with atmospheric CO2 and comparison with proxy data. Terra Nova, 5: 21-28, 1993. RM7

Beltrami, H. and Chapman, D., Drilling for a past climate. New Scientist, 142: 36-40, 1994. G

Beltrami, H. and Mareschal, J.-C., Ground temperature changes in eastern Canada: borehole temperature evidence compared with proxy data. Terra Nova, 5: 21- 28, 1992. GIMR7

Beltrami, H. and Mareschal, J.-C., Ground temperature histories for central and eastern Canada from geothermal measurements: Little Ice Age signature. Geophys. Res. Lett., 19: 689-692, 1992. IR7

Beltrami, H., Jessop, A.M. and Mareschal, J.-C., Ground temperature histories in eastern and central Canada from geothermal measurements: Evidence of climate change. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 167-183, 1992. IR7

Beltrami, H., Active Layer Distortion of Annual Air/Soil Thermal Orbits. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 7: 101-110, 1996. AM7

Beltrami, H. and Mareschal, J.-C., Recent warming in eastern Canada inferred from geothermal measurements. Geophys. Res. Lett., 18: 605-608, 1991. R7

Beltrami, H., Chapman, D.S., Archambault, S., and Bergeron, Y., Reconstruction of high resolution ground temperature histories combining dendrochronological and geothermal data. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 136: 437-445, 1995. MRI

Beltrami, H. and Mareschal, J.-C., Resolution of ground temperature histories inverted from borehole temperature data. Global and Planetary Change, 11: 57- 70, 1995. IR7

Beltrami, H. and Taylor, A.E., Records of climatic change in the Canadian Arctic: towards calibrating oxygen isotope data with geothermal data. Global and Planetary Change, 11: 127-138, 1995.AIMR7

Bodri, L. and Cermak, V., Climate changes of the last millennium inferred from borehole temperatures: Results from the Czech Republic--Part I. Global and Planetary Change, 11: 111-125, 1995. GIR6

Birch, F., The effects of Pleistocene climatic variations upon geothermal gradients. Am. J. Sci., 246: 729-760, 1948. GF

Carslaw, H. S. and Jaeger, J. C., Conduction of heat in solids, 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, 510 pp, 1959. GF

Cermak, V., Bodri, L. and Safanda, J., Recent climate change recorded in the underground: evidence from Cuba. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 219-223, 1992. GR8

Cermak, V., Kukkonen, I.T., and Safanda, J., Temperature logs in deep wells -- a useful tool for past climatic reconstruction. Terra Nova, 5: 134-143, 1993. G

Cermak, V., Underground temperature and inferred climatic temperature of the past millennium. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol., 10: 1-19, 1971. GFR7

Cermak, V., Bodri, L., and Safanda, J. Underground temperature fields and changing climate: evidence from Cuba. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 99: 325-337, 1993. GR8

Chapman, D. S., Chisholm, T. J. and Harris, R. N., Combining borehole temperature and meteorological data to constrain past climate change. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 269-281, 1992. AR7

Chapman, D.S. and Harris, R.N., Repeat temperature measurements in borehole GC-1, northwestern Utah: Towards isolating a climate-change signal in borehole temperature profiles. Geophys. Res. Lett., 20: 1891-1894, 1993. R7

Chisholm, T. J. and Chapman, D. S., Climate change inferred from borehole temperatures: An example from western Utah. J. Geophys. Res., 97: 14155-14176, 1992. G7

Clauser, C., A climatic correction on temperature gradients using surface temperature series of various periods. Tectonophysics, 103: 33-46, 1984. FG

Clauser, C., and Huenges, E., KTB thermal regime and heat transport mechanisms - current knowledge. Scientific Drilling, 3: 271-281, 1993. R6

Clauser, C., & Mareschal, J.-C., Ground Temperature History in Central Europe from Borehole Temperature Data, Geophys. J. Int., 121: 805-817. 1995. R6

Clauser, C., Giese, P., Huenges, E., Kohl, T., Lehmann, H., Rybach, L., Safanda, J., Wilhelm, H., Windloff, K., & Zoth, G., The thermal regime of the crystalline continental crust: Implications from the KTB, J. Geophys. Res, 102: 18417-18441, 1997. R6

Clow, G. D., The extent of temporal smearing in surface temperature histories inferred from borehole temperature measurements. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 81-86, 1992. GI

Cuffey, K.M., Alley, R.B., Grootes, P.M. and Anandakrishnan, S., Toward using borehole temperatures to calibrate an isotopic paleothermometer in central Greenland. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 265- 268, 1992. MR

Dahl-Jensen, D., Johnsen, S.J., Paterson, and Ritz, C., Comments on "Paleothermometry by control methods" by MacAyeal others. J. Glaciology, 39: 421- 423, 1993. I

Dahl-Jensen, D. and Johnsen, S.J., Palaeotemperatures still exist in the Greenland ice sheet. Nature, 320: 250-252, 1986. GR3

Deming, D., Climatic warming in North America: Analysis of borehole temperatures. Science, 268: 1576-1577, 1995. G7

Deming, D. and Borel, R.A., Evidence for climatic warming in north central Oklahoma from analysis of borehole temperatures. J. Geophys. Res., in press, 1996. R7

Duchkov, A.D. and Devyatkin, V.N., Reduced geothermal gradients in the shallow West-Siberian Platform. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 245-250, 1992. R4

Harris, R.N. and Chapman, S.D., Borehole temperatures and a baseline for 20th-century global warming estimates. Science, 275: 1618-1621, 1997. MR7

Harris, R.N. and Chapman, S.D., Climate change on the Colorado Plateau of eastern Utah inferred from borehole temperatures. J. Geophys. Res., 100: 6367- 6381, 1995. AR7

Harrison, W. D., Permafrost response to surface temperature change and its implications for the 40,000-year surface temperature history at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. J. Geophys. Res., 96: 683-695, 1991. R7

Hotchkiss, W. O. and Ingersoll, L. R., Post-glacial time calculations from recent geothermal measurements in the Calumet Copper Mines. J. Geol., 42: 113-142, 1934. FG7

Huang, S., Pollack, H. N., and Shen, P.Y., 2000. Temperature trends over the past five centuries reconstructed from borehole temperatures. Nature, 403: 756-758. GR1

Huang, S. and Pollack, H.N., 1998, Global Borehole Temperature Database for Climate Reconstruction. IGBP PAGES/World Data Center-A for Paleoclimatology Data Contribution Series #1998-044. NOAA/NGDC Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder CO, USA. GR1

Huang, S., Pollack, H. N., and Shen, P.Y., 1997. Late Quaterary temperature change seen in world-wide continental heat flow measurements. Geophys. Res. Lett., 24: 1947-1950. R1

Huang, S., Shen, P. Y. and Pollack, H.N., Deriving century-long trends of surface temperature change from borehole temperatures, Geophysical Research Letters, 23: 257-260, 1996. GIR7

Huang, S., Pollack, H.N., Wang, J.-Y. and Cermak, V., Ground surface temperature histories inverted from subsurface temperatures of two borehole located in Panxi, SW China. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 12:113-120, 1995. GR4

Huang, S., Pollack, H.N., Shen, P. Y. and Wang, J.-Y., Reading paleoclimate from borehole temperature profiles: Principles and examples from North America and Southwest China. Quaternary Sciences, No.3: 213-222, 1995. GR47

Jessop, A.M., The distribution of glacial perturbation of heat flow in Canada. Can. J. Earth Sci., 5: 61-68, 1971. GF7

Jobmann, M. and Clauser, C., Heat advection versus conduction at the KTB: possible reasons for vertical variations in heat flow density. Geophys. J. Int., 119: 44- 68, 1994. R6

Judge, A., Pilon, J., Guodong, C., Osterkamp, T., Smith, M., and Gray, J., Climate change and geothermal regime. in Permafrost: Fourth International Conference--Final Proceedings, National Academy Press, Washigton, DC., 137-159, 1984. G47

Judge, A.S. and Majorowicz, J.A., Geothermal conditions for gas hydrate stability in the Beaufort-Mackenzie area: the global change aspect. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 251-263, 1992. M7

Kakuta, S., Surface temperature history during the last 1000 years near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska: applying control theory to the inversion of borehole temperature profiles. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 225- 244, 1992. R7

Kukkonen, I.T. and Clauser, C., Simulation of heat transfer at the Kola deephole site -- implications for advection, heat refraction and paleoclimatic effects. Geophysical Journal International, 116: 409-420, 1994. FR6

Kukkonen, I.T., Cermak, V. and Safanda, J., Subsurface temperature-depth profiles, anomalies due to climatic ground surface temperature changes or groundwater flow effects. Global Planet. Change, 9: 221-232, 1994. G

Kukkonen, I.T., Vertical variation of apparent and palaeoclimatically corected heat flow densities in the central Baltic Shield. J. Geodynamics. 8: 33-53, 1987. F6

Kukkonen, I.T., Cermak, V. and Hurting, E., Vertical variation of heat flow density in the continental crust. Terra Nova, 5: 389-398, 1993. GR6

Lachenbruch, A. H. and Marshall, B. V., Changing climate: Geothermal evidence from permafrost in the Alaskan Arctic. Science, 234: 689-696, 1986. GR7

Lachenbruch, A.H., Permafrost, the active layer, and changing climate. U.S. Geologic Survey, Open-File Report 94-694, 1994. GR7

Lachenbruch, A. H., Cladouhos, T. T. and Saltus, R. W., Permafrost temperature and the changing climate, in: K. K. Senneset (editor), Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Permafrost. Tapir Publishers, Trondheim, Norway. pp. 1535-1543, 1988. GR7

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Lewis, T. J. and Beck, A. E., Analysis of heat-flow data - detailed observations in many holes in a small area, Tectonophysics, 41: 41-59, 1977. FGR7

Lewis, T.(editor), Climatic change inferred from underground temperatures. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Paleoecol.(Global Planet. Change Section), 98: 78-282, 1992. AFGIM1

Lewis, T.J. and Wang, K., Geothermal research related to past climate. EOS, 73: 265-269, 1992. G

Lewis, T.J. and Wang, K., Influence of terrain on bedrock temperatures. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 87- 100, 1992. FG7

MacAyeal, D. R., Firestone, J. and Waddington, E., Paleothermometry by control methods. J. Glaciology, 37: 326-338, 1991. IR7

MacAyeal, D. R., Firestone, J. and Waddington, E., Paleothermometry redux. J. Glaciology, 39: 423-431, 1993. I

Majorowicz, J. A., Climate change inferred from analysis of borehole temperatures: first results from Alberta Basin, Canada. Pageoph., 140: 655-666, 1993. R7

Majorowicz, J. A., Accelerating ground warming in the Canadian Prairie Provinces: Is it a result of global warming? Pageoph., 147: 1-24, 1996.R7

Mareschal, J. C. and Beltrami, H., Evidence for recent warming from perturbed geothermal gradients: examples from eastern Canada. Clim. Dynam., 6: 135- 143, 1992. R7

Mareschal, J.-C. and Vasseur, G., Ground temperature histories from two deep boreholes in Central France. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 185- 192, 1992. R6

Nielsen, S. B. and Beck, A. E., Heat flow density values and paleoclimate determined from stochastic inversion of four temperature-depth profiles from the Superior Province of the Canadian Shield. Tectonophysics, 164: 345-359, 1989. R7

Nixon, J.F., Seasonal and climatic warming effects on pile creep in permafrost. Canadian Permafrost Conference, pp335-340, 1990. M7

Pollack, H.N., Huang, S., and Shen, P.Y., 1998. Climate Change Record in Subsurface Temperatures: A Global Perspective. Science, 282: 279-281. GR1

Pollack, H.N. and Huang, S., 1998. Underground temperatures reveal changing climate. Geotimes, 43: 16-19. GR1

Pollack, H.N., Climate change inferred from borehole temperatures. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 99: 173--179, 1993. G1

Pollack, H.N., Shen, P.Y., Huang, S., Inference of ground surface temperature history from subsurface temperature data: Interpreting ensembles of borehole logs. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 147: 537-550, 1996. IR7

Pollack, H.N. and Chapman, D.S., Underground records of changing climate. Scientific American, 268: 44-50, 1993. G1

Powell, W. G., Chapman, D. S., Balling, N. and Beck, A. E., Continental heat flow density, in: R. Haenel, L. Rybach, and L. Stegena (eds.), Handbook of Terrestrial Heat-Flow Density Determinations. H Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1988. G

Putnam, S.N. and Chapman, D.S., A geothermal climate change observatory - first year results from Emigrant Pass in northwest Utah. J. Geophys. Res., 101: 21877-21890, 1996. AM7

Rimi, A., Evidence of a recent warming in the north of Morocco from disturbed geothermal gradients. Geodinamica Acta,vol. 13, I, 19-27, 2000.

Rybach, L., An attempt to interpret the temperature profile of the KTB pilot drillhole (Germany) by paleoclimatic considerations. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 193-197, 1992. R6

Safanda, J., Effects of topography and climatic changes on the temperature in borehole GFU-1, Prague. Tectonophysics, 239: 187-197, 1994. R6

Safanda, J. and Kubik, J., Evidence of ground surface temperature changes from two boreholes in the Bohemian Massif. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 199-208, 1992. R6

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Sebagenzi, M. N., Vasseur, G. and Louis, P., Recent warming in southeastern Zaire (Central Africa) inferred from disturbed geothermal gradients. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 209-217, 1992. R2

Shen, P. Y., Wang, K., Beltrami, H. and Mareschal, J.-C., A comparative study of inverse methods for estimating climatic history from borehole temperature data. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 113-127, 1992. GI

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Shen, P.Y., Pollack, H.N., Huang S. and Wang K., Effects of subsurface heterogeneity on the inference of climate change from borehole temperature data: model studies and field examples from Canada. J. Geophys. Res., 100: 6383-6396, 1995. GI7

Shen, P.Y., Pollack, H.N., and Huang, S., Inference of ground surface temperature history from borehole temperature data: A comparison of two inverse methods. Global and Planetary Change, 14: 49-57, 1996. GI7

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Shen, P. Y. and Beck, A. E., Least squares inversion of borehole temperature measurements in functional space. J. Geophys. Res., 96: 19,965-19,979, 1991. I7

Shen, P. Y. and Beck, A. E., Paleoclimate change and heat flow density inferred from temperature data in the Superior Province of the Canadian Shield. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 143-165, 1992. I7

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Wang, K., Lewis, T. J. and Jessop, A. M., Climatic changes in central and eastern Canada inferred from deep borehole temperature data. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. (Global Planet. Change Sect.), 98: 129-141, 1992. R7

Wang, K. and Lewis, T.J., Belton, D.S., and Shen, P.-Y., Differences in recent ground surface warming in eastern and western Canada: Evidence from borehole temperatures. Geophys. Res. Lett., 21: 2689-2692, 1994. R7

Wang, K., Estimation of ground surface temperatures from borehole temperature data. J. Geophys. Res., 97: 2095-2106, 1992. R7

Wang, K. and Lewis, T.J., Geothermal evidence from Canada for a cold period before recent climatic warming. Science, 256: 1003-1005, 1992. IR7

Whiteford, P., Evaluation of past climate using borehole temperature measurements. Weather and Climate, 13: 3-8, 1993. G6

Whiteford, P., Evidence for geothermal areas beneath Lake Taupo from heat flow measurements. Proc. 14th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, 185-188, 1992. R5


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