The oldest ice on Earth may be able to solve the puzzle of the planet's climate history

April 9, 2019 - General

As part of the EU project “Beyond EPICA — Oldest Ice,” experts from 14 institutions located in 10 European countries have spent three years combing the Antarctic ice sheet to find the ideal location to retrieve the oldest ice core on the Earth. The location has now been found and the consortium presented their choice today at the annual conference of the European Geoscience Union (EGU) in Vienna.

Ice core extraction near Concordia…

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