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Monitoring carbon movement

Studying the movement of carbon dioxide into the deep ocean to improve climate projections and understanding of deep-sea ecosystems will be the focus of a two-year research project by a University of Maine marine scientist.

dateOct 10, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Corals provide clues for climate change research

( —Just as growth rings can offer insight into climate changes occurring during the lifespan of a tree, corals have much to tell about changes in the ocean. At Caltech, climate scientists Jess F. Adkins and Nivedita ...

dateJul 16, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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The last ice age

A team of scientists has discovered that a giant 'burp' of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the North Pacific Ocean helped trigger the end of last ice age, around 17,000 years ago.

dateJul 03, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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