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Borneo Stalagmites Provide New View of Abrupt Climate Events Over 100,000 Years
June 6, 2013
A new set of long-term climate records based on cave stalagmites collected from tropical Borneo shows that the western tropical Pacific responded very differently than other regions of the globe to abrupt climate change events. The 100,000-year climate record adds to data on past climate events, and may help scientists assess models designed to predict how the Earth's climate will respond in the future.
Georgia Institute of Technology
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