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UCSB Geologist Discovers Pattern in Earth's Long-Term Climate Record
Description: In an analysis of the past 1.2 million years, UCSB geologist Lorraine Lisiecki discovered a pattern that connects the regular changes of the Earth's orbital cycle to changes in the Earth's climate. Lisiecki performed her analysis of climate by examining ocean sediment cores. The finding is reported in this week's issue of the scientific journal Nature Geoscience. [Source: University of California, Santa Barbara Press Release]
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Source: University of California, Santa Barbara Press Release
Publish Date: 4/6/2010
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