Arctic challenge

Kingdon, Andy ORCID: 2004 Arctic challenge. Planet Earth, Spring. 14-15.

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Last century, as human activities caused changes in the atmosphere, the climate started warming at an alarming rate. All the climate models in the world cannot tell us for sure how these changes will affect the climate in the next decades. One reason for this is that models are all based on guesswork about what happened in the Arctic in the past. To find out the truth, we need to drill cores from the Arctic Ocean floor, something that no one has ever succeeded in doing before.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Marine, Coastal and Hydrocarbons
ISSN: 1479-2605
Date made live: 20 Sep 2011 11:48 +0 (UTC)

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