Articles | Volume 15, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 15, 2109–2114, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-2109-2021
The Cryosphere, 15, 2109–2114, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-2109-2021

Brief communication 28 Apr 2021

Brief communication | 28 Apr 2021

Brief communication: New evidence further constraining Tibetan ice core chronologies to the Holocene

Shugui Hou et al.

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Short summary
We present ages for two new ice cores reaching bedrock, from the Zangser Kangri (ZK) glacier in the northwestern Tibetan Plateau and the Shulenanshan (SLNS) glacier in the western Qilian Mountains. We estimated bottom ages of 8.90±0.57/0.56 ka and 7.46±1.46/1.79 ka for the ZK and SLNS ice core respectively, constraining the time range accessible by Tibetan ice cores to the Holocene.