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Past Climate of the Northern Antarctic Peninsular Informs Global Warming Debate
November 6, 2009
The seriousness of current global warming is underlined by a reconstruction of climate at Maxwell Bay in the South Shetland Islands of the Antarctic Peninsula over approximately the last 14,000 years, which appears to show that the current warming and widespread loss of glacial ice are unprecedented.
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (UK)
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