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Global Warming, Antarctic Ice Is Focus of Multinational Workshop

April 25, 2007

News thumbnail As the national repository for geological material from the Southern Ocean, the Antarctic Marine Geology Research Facility at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla., houses the premier collection of Antarctic sediment cores--and a hot new acquisition will offer an international team of scientists meeting there May 1-4, its best look yet at the impact of global warming on oceans worldwide. Full Story

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