Quaternary Science Reviews

Giant moa had climate change figured out

(Phys.org) -- An international team of scientists involving researchers from the University of Adelaide has used ancient DNA from bones of giant extinct New Zealand birds to show that significant climate and environmental ...

dateAug 06, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Sea-ice formation sustained the 'Little Ice Age'

Volcanic eruptions and reduced solar radiation caused global cooling between the thirteenth and the fifteenth centuries. The resulting accelerated formation of sea ice in the Northern Seas triggered a positive feedback process ...

dateSep 30, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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