230Th-dated oxygen isotope records of stalagmites from SanbaoCave, China, characterize Asian Monsoon (AM) precipitation throughthe ends of the third- and fourthmost recent ice ages.

A record from Wanxiang Cave, China, characterizes Asian Monsoon (AM) history over the past 1810 years. The summer monsoon correlates with solar variability, Northern Hemisphere and Chinese temperature, Alpine glacial retreat, and Chinese cultural changes.

High-resolution speleothem records from China have provided insights into the factors that control the strength of the East Asian monsoon.