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Northern push for the bipolar see-saw


Antarctic ice-core data show that abrupt changes of climate in the Northern Hemisphere in the last glacial period preceded associated shifts in Antarctica by about 200 years — indicating an oceanic coupling process. See Letter p.661

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Figure 1: Paired warming events in Antarctica and Greenland.


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van Ommen, T. Northern push for the bipolar see-saw. Nature 520, 630–631 (2015).

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