Heat accumulation in the deeper subpolar North Atlantic triggers Heinrich events — ScienceDaily

Heinrich Events or, more accurately, Heinrich Layers, are recurrent conspicuous sediment layers, usually ten to 15 centimeters thick, with very coarse rock components that interrupt the otherwise fine-grained oceanic deposits in the North Atlantic. Discovered and first described in the 1980s by the geologist Hartmut Heinrich, US geochemist Wally Broecker later officially named them Heinrich … Read more