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A 150,000-year climatic record from Antarctic ice

Abstract

During much of the Quaternary, the Earth's climate has undergone drastic changes most notably successive glacial and interglacial episodes. The past 150 kyr includes such a climatic cycle: the last interglacial, the last glacial and the present holocene interglacial. A new climatic–time series for this period has been obtained using δ18 O data from an Antarctic ice core.

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Lorius, C., Jouzel, J., Ritz, C. et al. A 150,000-year climatic record from Antarctic ice. Nature 316, 591–596 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1038/316591a0

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