Climate change and ice cores

Wolff, Eric. 2011 Climate change and ice cores. Teaching Earth Sciences, 36 (2). 26-29.

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Predicting how climate will change in the future requires a sound understanding of physical processes. This is underpinned by observation of how and why climate has changed in the past. Ice cores are a rich source of such information, and a topic that combines exciting fieldwork with a highly relevant academic discipline. In this article I will describe what ice cores are, and how we collect them, and describe some of the important results obtained from them.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Polar Science for Planet Earth (2009 - ) > Chemistry and Past Climate
Date made live: 06 Mar 2012 10:11 +0 (UTC)

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