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The Millennium Project
European Climate of the Last Millennium


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The Millennium project is a multidisciplinary consortium of more than 38 partners from 16 European countries bringing together historians, chemists, physicists, biologists, geographers, climate modellers and geologists in a multi-disciplinary effort to reconstruct the climate of Europe over the last 1000 years using historical documents ranging from ships logs, church annals and harvest records, and natural archives such as tree rings, insect and plant remains from lakes and peat bogs, ice cores and sea shells. Reconstructing the climate of the past is important because it will allow us to say whether the changes observed over recent years are unusual when viewed within a longer term regional perspective.


Some of the data from the Millennium Project are archived at NOAA/WDC Paleo.
Historical/Documentary:
Dobrovolný et al. 2010 Central Europe 500 Year Temperature Reconstructions
Glaser and Riemann 2009 Germany/Central Europe 1000 Year Temperature Reconstruction
IMGW Poland Temperature and Precipitation Indices
Kiss et al. 2011 Kõszeg, Hungary 392Yr Documentary May-July Temperature
Leijonhufvud et al. 2010 Stockholm Winter/Spring Temperature Reconstruction
Loader et al. 2011 Northern Fennoscandia 300 Year Temperature Reconstruction
Peat:
Lamentowicz et al. 2010 Mauntschas Mire, Switzerland Testate Amoeba Depth to Water Table
Lamentowicz et al. 2009 Slowinskie Bog, Poland Testate Amoeba Depth to Water Table
Lamentowicz et al. 2008 Stazki Bog, Poland Testate Amoeba Depth to Water Table
Sedimentary:
Blass et al. 2007 Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland Annual Biogenic Silica and Temperature Reconstruction
Cunningham et al. 2013 1000 Year Composite Sea Surface Temperature Record from the North Atlantic Ocean
Gagen et al. 2011 Fennoscandia 300 Year Inferred Maximum Stomatal Conductance Data
Larocque et al. 2008 Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland 140 Year Chironomid Inferred Temperature
Larocque et al. 2009 Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland 420 Year Chironomid Inferred Temperature
Larocque et al. 2010 Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland 1000 Year Chironomid Inferred Temperature
Sicre et al. 2011 Subpolar North Atlantic 2,000 Year Alkenone SST
Sicre et al. 2008 Subpolar North Atlantic 4,500 Year Alkenone SST
Trachsel et al. 2008 Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland Mineralogy Data
Trachsel et al. 2010 Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland 765 Year BioSi Summer Temperature Reconstruction
Trachsel et al. 2010 Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland 775 Year VRS Summer Temperature Reconstruction
Trachsel et al. 2012 European Alps 944 Year Summer Temperature Reconstruction
Wanamaker et al. 2012 North Icelandic Shelf 1350 Year Bivalve Radiocarbon Data
Tree Rings:
Büntgen et al. 2011 2,500 Year Central European Climate Reconstructions
Esper et al. 2007 Morocco Palmer Drought Severity Index
Gagan et al. 2011 Fennoscandia Tree Ring Isotope Summer Sunshine Reconstruction
Grudd 2008 Torneträsk Tree Ring MXD Temperature Reconstruction AD 500-2004
Gunnarson et al. 2011 Jämtland 900 Year Tree Ring MXD Temperature Reconstruction
Lindholm et al. 2010 Fennoscandia Height Increment Summer Temperature Reconstruction
Loader et al. 2013 Torneträsk, Sweden 1100 Year Tree Ring d13C and Sunshine Reconstruction
Trachsel et al. 2012 European Alps 944 Year Summer Temperature Reconstruction
Wilson et al. 2007 Northern Hemisphere Tree-Ring-Based Temperature Reconstruction
Wilson et al. 2012 Southern-Central England 1000 Year Precipitation Reconstruction
Young et al. 2012 Forfjorddalen, Norway 1000 Year Tree Ring d13C Cloud Cover Reconstruction
Speleothem:
Baker et al. 2011 Uamh an Tartair, Scotland 1000 Year Stable Isotope Data
Siklósy et al. 2009 Trio Cave, Hungary 5000 Year Trace Element and Stable Isotope Data
MultiProxy:
Frank et al. 2010 1,000 Year Ensemble Reconstructions of Temperature and CO2
Trouet et al. 2009 950 Year North Atlantic Oscillation Index Reconstruction


For further info, please see the Millennium Project Home Page

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