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Lake Towuti
2014-03-25 12:05:49

Using sediments from a remote lake, researchers from Brown University have assembled a 60,000-year record of rainfall in central Indonesia. The analysis reveals important new details about the climate history of a region that wields a substantial influence on the global climate as a whole.

Earth's Climatic History Was Written In Dust
2014-01-25 05:28:19

Polarstern, a research icebreaker, returned from the South Pacific in 2010 with a scientific treasure. The treasure, described in a recent issue of Science, consisted of ocean sediments from a previously almost unexplored part of the South Polar Sea.

2013 Seventh Warmest Year On Record
2014-01-21 12:42:19

NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York found that 2013 tied 2009 and 2006 for the seventh warmest year since 1880.

warming trend continues
2013-01-16 04:37:02

Scientists at NASA report that 2012 was the ninth warmest year on record since 1880. This continues a long-term global trend of rising temperatures.

Rising Temperatures Could Lead To Sea Levels Rising Three Feet Or More
2012-11-15 13:56:59

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.

More Than A Million Years of Climate History Revealed
2012-08-10 13:25:58

A new study from the University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences has successfully reconstructed temperature from the deep sea to reveal how global ice volume has varied over the glacial-interglacial cycles of the past 1.5 million years.

Eemian Period Is A Poor Analogue For Current Climate Change
2012-06-15 04:34:14

The Eemian interglacial period that began some 125,000 years ago is often used as a model for contemporary climate change.

2011 Was Earth's 9th Warmest Year On Record
2012-01-19 14:23:11

NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) said 2011 was the ninth warmest year on record since 1880.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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