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Records of past changes in climate

Records of past changes in climate

In this video you will learn about records of past changes in climate. In particular you will learn about climate archives from marine and ice cores.

Topics covered:

  • The past 65 million years of climate on Earth

  • Ocean climate and marine sediment archives

  • Glacial activity and lake sediments

  • Ice cores and the last glacial cycle

  • Volcanism, sunspots and the little ice age

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