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EPICA Dome C 800-ka composite \(CO_2\) data.




A data.frame with 1096 observations and 2 variables:


integer: year BP.


numeric: \(CO_2\) (ppmv).


Lüthi, D., Le Floch, M., Bereiter, B., Blunier, T., Barnola, J.-M., Siegenthaler, U., Raynaud, D., Jouzel, J., Fischer, H., Kawamura, K. and Stocker, T. F. (2008). High-resolution carbon dioxide concentration record 650,000-800,000 years before present. Nature, 453, 379-382. doi:10.1038/nature06949

Monnin, E., Indermuhle, A., Dallenbach, A., Fluckiger, J., Stauffer, B., Stocker, T. F., Raynaud, D. and Barnola, J.-M. (2001). Atmospheric CO2 concentrations over the last glacial termination. Science, 291, 112-114. doi:10.1126/science.291.5501.112

Petit, J. R., Jouzel, J., Raynaud, D., Barkov, N. I., Barnola, J.-M., Basile, I., Benders, M., Chappellaz, J., Davis, M., Delayque, G., Delmotte, M., Kotlyakov, V. M., Legrand, M., Lipenkov, V. Y., Lorius, C., Pepin, L., Ritz, C., Saltzman, E. and Stievenard, M. (1999). Climate and atmospheric history of the past 420,000 years from the Vostok ice core, Antarctica. Nature, 399, 429-436. doi:10.1038/20859

Siegenthaler, U., Stocker, T. F., Monnin, E., Luthi, D., Schwander, J., Stauffer, B., Raynaud, D., Barnola, J.-M., Fischer, H., Masson-Delmotte, V., Jouzel, J. (2005). Stable Carbon Cycle-Climate Relationship During the Late Pleistocene. Science, 310, 1313-1317. doi:10.1126/science.1120130

See also

Other palaeoenvironment data: law2006, lisiecki2005, ngrip2004, ngrip2010, spratt2016


  x = epica2008$age / 1000,
  y = epica2008$CO2,
  type = "l",
  xlim = c(800, 0),
  xlab = "kilo year BP",
  ylab = expression("CO"[2]~"(ppmv)")