The Dictionary of the Climate Debate (DCD)


Holocene Climate Optimum
Definition: A warm period that occurred during 9,000 to 5,000 years BP.

Notes:
1. It is also called the Hypsithermal, the Altithermal, the Climatic Optimum, the Holocene Optimum, the Holocene Thermal Maximum, and Holocene Megathermal. Take your pick.


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