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Shindell 2009

Shindell, D.T., 2009: Maunder Minimum. In Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments. V. Gornitz, Ed., Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series. Springer, pp. 550-551.

The Maunder Minimum refers to the period from about 1645 to 1715 during which very few sunspots were observed. When the sun is more active, there are a greater number of sunspots. The Maunder Minimum, with an extremely quiescent sun, is thought to have been a low point for solar output. This may have contributed to colder climate conditions over many regions of the Earth during this period.

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  author={Shindell, D. T.},
  editor={Gornitz, V.},
  title={Maunder Minimum},
  booktitle={Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments},
  address={Dordrecht, the Netherlands},
  series={Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series},

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ID  - sh01500p
AU  - Shindell, D. T.
ED  - Gornitz, V.
PY  - 2009
TI  - Maunder Minimum
BT  - Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments
T3  - Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series
SP  - 550
EP  - 551
PB  - Springer
CY  - Dordrecht, the Netherlands
ER  -

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