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Arctic Lake Sediment Record Shows Warming, Unique Ecological Changes in Recent Decades


October 19, 2009

Arctic lake An analysis of sediment cores indicates that biological and chemical changes occurring at a remote Arctic lake are unprecedented over the past 200,000 years, and likely are the result of human-caused climate change, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder. Full Story

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