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WWW Animations of Reconstructed Climates
for the Last 260 Years

These animations show reconstructed spacial patterns of annual temperature anomalies for the years 1730 to 1980. The colors (see colorbar) indicate anomaly departures from the 1902-1980 mean in degrees C.

To learn more about these data sets and their origins see the recent publication by Mann et al (1998). For an interactive presentation and update of the proxy-based annual global temperature pattern reconstructions published in Mann et al(1999) see Mann et al (1999). Mann et al (1998) is viewable from the NOAA WDC-A for Paleoclimatology web site here.

Please cite the following references when you use this data:
  1. Annual averages from 1730 to 1980.
  2. Mann et al, Compared to CRU Instrumental 1902 to 1997.
  3. Blended Mann/CRU from 1730 to 1998.
Please cite the above references plus the following references when using the following data: "Click here for additional references."

If you have problems viewing the animations, click here. Back to... "Paleo Data of the Last 2000 Years"
Back to... Mann et al., Northern Hemisphere Temperatures of the Last Six Centuries

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