Dansgaard–Oeschger event

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(DO event)

A brief warm period that occurred during the Devensian glaciation. There were many DO events, lasting from hundreds to several thousand years, and they may also have occurred during the Ipswichian interglacial. The existence of DO events was discovered in the early 1980s by the Danish climatologist Willi Dansgaard and the Austrian climatologist Hans Oeschger.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

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