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- Li, Mingxia, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Environmental earth sciences 2018 v.77 no.6 pp. 228
- carbon; climate; forests; karsts; land cover; latitude; methane; monsoon season; oxygen; solar radiation; stable isotopes; summer; China
- ... Precession is the major orbital control of monsoon intensity, but the monsoonal response to the transition between precessional cycles has yet to be explored. Here, we present an Asian Summer Monsoon history that spans 327.7–280.5 ka BP based on a ²³⁰Th-dated and centennially resolved multi-proxy speleothem record from Yongxing Cave, central China. The δ¹⁸O profile, a proxy of monsoon intensity, f ...