Latest Little Ice Age Stories
After Columbus sailed to the New World, the burning of forests and fields subsided, a phenomenon that has been attributed to loss of native population by the onset of European diseases carried over by explorers and settlers.
The calculations prepared by Mainz scientists will also influence the way current climate change is perceived
Pitt scientists also discover unexpected complexity to the US West's patterns of drought during the Middle Ages.
Tree ring and oxygen isotope data from the U.S. Pacific Northwest do not provide the same information on past precipitation, but rather than causing a problem, the differing results are a good thing.
A large part of the Northern Hemisphere was in the midst of an unusual cold snap for nearly 500 years, from the Middle Ages through the early 19th century, in what scientists now call the “Little Ice Age.”
Researchers are investigating a link between the massive solar minimum that occurred around 2800 years ago and the effects that it had on the climate of Europe.
University of Colorado researchers report that they have answered some questions surrounding Earth's Little Ice Age, which started between A.D. 1275 and 1300, and lasted into the late 19th century.
Researchers are beginning their analysis of what are probably the first successful ice cores drilled to bedrock from a glacier in the eastern European Alps.
Study on Jakobshavn Isbrae supports growing evidence that calving glaciers are particularly sensitive to climate change.
As the Sun enters a period of low solar activity over the next 50 years, new research has calculated the probability of unusually cold winter temperatures occurring in the UK.