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Push from the Pacific

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Enhanced upwelling and CO2 degassing from the subpolar North Pacific during a warm event 14,000 years ago may have helped keep atmospheric CO2 levels high enough to propel the Earth out of the last ice age.

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  1. Institute of Geological Sciences and Oeschger Center for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

    • Samuel L. Jaccard
  2. Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Barcelona, Spain

    • Eric D. Galbraith
  3. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals and Department of Mathematics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

    • Eric D. Galbraith

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