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Three aspects essential for the paleoclimatic reconstructions are considered: calibration of proxy data on an example of tree-ring width records as the main source of proxy paleoclimatic information; taking into consideration an integral nonstationarity of multiscale climatic variations; and use of the empirical orthogonal function expansion for the goal of the past meteorological field reconstruction.

About the Authors

Dmitry Sonechkin

Russian Federation
P.P. Shirshov Oceanology Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, and Hydrometeorological Research Center of Russia, Moscow, Russia

Bao Yang


Key Laboratory of Desert and Desertification, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 260 Donggang West Road, 730000 Lanzhou, China


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