Ancient Greenland was much warmer than previously thought

Posted by on June 4, 2018 7:11 pm
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Although researchers have long known that the last two interglacial periods experienced warming in the Arctic due to changes in the Earth’s orbit, a mix of fly species preserved from these times in a rare lake sediment core shows that Greenland was even warmer than previously thought. This information could help researchers better gauge Greenland’s sensitivity to warming, by testing and improving models of climate and ice sheet behavior.

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