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Gibraltar currents show proof of past climate changes

June 12, 2014

the JOIDES Resolution arriving in Lisbon, Portugal Examination of core samples extracted near the Strait of Gibraltar show definitive proof of shifts in climate change since about six million years ago, and also provide new evidence of a deep-earth tectonic pulse in the region, according to a team of international scientists that includes a Texas A&M University researcher. Full Story

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