COSEE Ocean Systems: News
1.5 million years of climate history revealed after scientists solve mystery of the deep
Description: Scientists have announced a major breakthrough in understanding the Earth's climate machine by reconstructing highly accurate records of changes in ice volume and deep-ocean temperatures over the last 1.5 million years. The study, which is reported in the journal Science, offers new insights into a decades-long debate about how the shifts in the Earth's orbit relative to the sun have taken the Earth into and out of an ice-age climate. [Source: Cambridge University]
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Source: Cambridge University
Publish Date: 8/10/2012
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