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Ancient climate change triggered warming that lasted thousands of years

January 22, 2019 - General

A rapid rise in temperature on ancient Earth triggered a climate response that may have prolonged the warming for many thousands of years, according to scientists.

Fossiliferous core from site in Mayland
[Credit: Rosie Oakes]Their study, published online in Nature Geoscience, provides new evidence of a climate feedback that could explain the long duration of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), which is considered the best…

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