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Ice-free Arctic May Be in Our Future, Say UMass-Amherst, International Researchers
May 9, 2013
"While existing geologic records from the Arctic contain important hints about this time period, we are presenting the most continuous archive of information about past climate change from the entire Arctic borderlands. As if reading a detective novel, we can go back in time and reconstruct how the Arctic evolved with only a few pages missing here and there," says lead author Julie Brigham-Grette of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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