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CU Study of Ice Age Sediment Cores Hint Climate Change on Earth Could Be Extreme
This press release summarizes the results of research on sediment cores taken from the subtropical Atlantic Ocean. Analyses of organic molecules from planktonic algae in the sediments indicates that large and abrupt temperature changes in warm areas of the ocean occurred at the end of the last glacial period.
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  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Chemical oceanography
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-483
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Contributor: Scott Lehman
University of Colorado at Boulder