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Paleoclimate

May 17, 2019
Using data dating back to the 16th century, a new study looks closely at long-term patterns to understand California’s wildfires.
November 2, 2018
NCEI just archived its first paleoclimate dataset that reconstructs ancient climate conditions using bat guano.
August 21, 2018
Paleoclimatologists study ancient climates by looking for clues in Earth’s natural environmental records.
August 14, 2018
A new study finds that one of California’s worst dry spells in 450 years has less than a one percent chance of recovering within two years.
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.
August 10, 2018
Paleoclimate data help scientists evaluate climate change centuries into the past and develop estimates of future change.
August 14, 2018
Finding the paleoclimate data you need among the thousands of studies we make available is simpler than ever before.
August 9, 2018
Pack rats gather plant materials and accumulate them in dry caves and crevices, where they are preserved for thousands of years.
August 14, 2018
One of nature’s awe-inspiring creations, caves and their rock formations provide a unique glimpse into Earth’s past 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.