Latest Ice ages Stories
While it’s widely believed that the world’s massive ice sheets were at their greatest extent 20,000 years ago during the last glacial maximum, new research in Scientific Reports suggested that the glacial peak was much earlier in modern-day Spain.
One of the deepest ice cores ever drilled in Antarctica is revealing some interesting evidence about the southern continent’s turbulent past and the role Earth’s orbit played in the history of the ice ages.
An international team of scientists, led by Julie Brigham-Grette of the University of Amherst, has analyzed the longest continental sediment core ever collected in the Arctic to provide “absolutely new knowledge” of Arctic climate from 2.2 million to 3.6 million years ago.
About 635 million years ago, our world was covered in ice during an event called "Snowball Earth," and new details provide a new insight on the duration of this event.
Not cleaning a kitty’s litter box could be a disgusting thought for cat owners, but for Brian Chase of Montpellier University in France — layers of dried urine can reveal exciting new details about an environment as they stack up year after year and generation after generation.
New research findings based on Greenland ice cores show that if climate change patterns repeat themselves, the Earth will become much warmer and sea levels will rise significantly.
Compares glacial to global warming. Marlborough, MA, (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 “Tale of the Northwest Passage” has been published to YouTube.
A rapid response between global temperatures and ice volume/sea-level that could lead to sea-levels rising by over 3 feet have been revealed by a new study from the University of Southampton.
A new study from an international team of scientists suggests that the circulation of the Atlantic Ocean – known as the Atlantic heat pump – was faster during the last Ice Age than today.
A study led by researchers from Texas A&M University's Department of Oceanography looks back at the water cycle that affected the Western United States in an era dating back some 20,000 years.
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