The Hot Zone

Oceans away

As I reported earlier, new research is showing the intimate connections between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans during past major climate events. Just because an ocean is an ocean away, doesn’t mean it doesn’t feel the impact of, say, the collapse of the Atlantic conveyor belt, as happened as the last Ice Age ended some 17,000 years ago. Now another study of around the same time period was published recently by researchers at Oregon State University in the journal Earth and Planetary... [Read more]

Posted by Alison Hawkes on August 13, 2010 No Comments »
Category : Climates of the Past


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