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. "Front Matter." Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2006.
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INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL CHAPTERS
Concepts and Definitions,
Attribution of Global Warming to Human Influences,
THE INSTRUMENTAL RECORD
Features of the Instrumental Record,
Uncertainties and Errors Associated with the Instrumental Record,
Spatial Sampling Issues,
DOCUMENTARY AND HISTORICAL EVIDENCE
Types of Evidence,
Limitations and Benefits of Historical and Documentary Sources,
Systematic Climate Reconstructions Derived from Historical Archives,
Consequences of Climate Change for Past Societies,
Definition and Premises,
Field and Laboratory Methods,
MARINE, LAKE, AND CAVE PROXIES