Articles | Volume 3, issue 1
Geochronology, 3, 1–33, 2021
Geochronology, 3, 1–33, 2021
Research article
07 Jan 2021
Research article | 07 Jan 2021

Atmospherically produced beryllium-10 in annually laminated late-glacial sediments of the North American Varve Chronology

Greg Balco et al.

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Short summary
The North American Varve Chronology (NAVC) is a sequence of 5659 annual sedimentary layers that were deposited in proglacial lakes adjacent to the retreating Laurentide Ice Sheet ca. 12 500–18 200 years ago. We attempt to synchronize this record with Greenland ice core and other climate records that cover the same time period by detecting variations in global fallout of atmospherically produced beryllium-10 in NAVC sediments.