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News From the Field
Deep Ice Cores Show Past Greenland Warm Period May Be "Road Map" for Continued Warming of Planet

January 23, 2013

the Greenland ice sheet A new study by an international team of scientists analyzing ice cores from the Greenland ice sheet, going back in time more than 100,000 years, indicates the last interglacial period may be a good analog for where the planet is headed in terms of increasing greenhouse gases and rising temperatures. Full Story

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University of Colorado Boulder

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