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Ice Cores

Planet Postcard: Glacial Revelations

August 22, 2018
Glaciers are much more than meets the eye. They provide a window into the past and perhaps, a glimpse into our future.

What Have We Learned from Paleoclimatology?

August 10, 2018
Paleoclimate data help scientists evaluate climate change centuries into the past and develop estimates of future change.

How Can Ice Teach Us About Climate?

August 14, 2018
Ice cores contribute to our view of Earth’s climate, providing insight into where our planet has been and might be going.

What Are Proxy Data?

August 24, 2018
In paleoclimatology, the study of past climates, scientists use “proxy” data to reconstruct past climate conditions.