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Jan%2016%20lecture - Dr. Jane L. Teranes SIO 25 Jan. 16,...

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Dr. Jane L. Teranes SIO 25 Jan. 16, 2009
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CORE RECOVERY LAMINATED SEDIMENTS
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GREENLAND ICE CORES VOSTOK ANTARCTICA
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TREE RINGS EXTENDING TREE RING  CHRONOLOGIES BACK IN  TIME
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CORE RECOVERY SAMPLING A MARINE  SEDIMENT CORE
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Study of climate change taken on the  scale of the entire history of the Earth. Uses records from ice sheets, tree rings,  sediments and rocks to determine the  past state of the climate system on Earth. Use of “proxy” indicators for past climate  conditions.
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Why Study Past Climates?
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To examine past climate changes and climate variability  beyond the instrumental period (i.e. beyond the last 150  years).  The better understand causes of natural climate  variability. To understand the potential for “climate surprises”  abrupt changes in the Earth’s climate system. To better understand how humans are currently 
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