Articles | Volume 21, issue 6
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 21, 1093–1111, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-21-1093-2014
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 21, 1093–1111, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-21-1093-2014

Research article 11 Nov 2014

Research article | 11 Nov 2014

Estimation of sedimentary proxy records together with associated uncertainty

B. Goswami et al.

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We present a new approach to estimating sedimentary proxy records along with the proxy uncertainty. We provide analytical expressions for the proxy record, while transparently propagating uncertainties from the ages to the proxy record. We represent proxies on an error-free, precise timescale. Our approach provides insight into the interrelations between proxy variability and the various uncertainties. We demonstrate our method with synthetic examples and proxy data from the Lonar lake in India.