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Greenland Was Smaller (perhaps Much Smaller) About 400,000 Years Ago

2023-07-21 07:31:46

A new study in Science co-led by ESS alum Paul Bierman, along with ESS chair Eric Steig, provides the first definitive evidence of a smaller-than-present Greenland ice sheet during Marine Isotope Stage 11, about 400,000 years ago. The team, which includes a dozen international laboratories, used long-forgotten sediment samples from the first ice core ever retrieved, from Camp Century in NW Greenland.

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