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Low Carbon Dioxide Levels In Atmosphere During Glacial Periods May Be Caused By Antarctic Sea Ice

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March 10, 2000
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Scripps Institution Of Oceanography / University Of California, San Diego
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A new study indicates that variations in Antarctic sea ice may have played a significant role in lowering atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations during the last ice age. This study makes progress towards unraveling the mysteries of the past climate changes, a necessary step for predicting future climate.

A new study indicates that variations in Antarctic sea ice may have played a significant role in lowering atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations during the last ice age. This study makes progress towards unraveling the mysteries of the past climate changes, a necessary step for predicting future climate.


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Scripps Institution Of Oceanography / University Of California, San Diego. "Low Carbon Dioxide Levels In Atmosphere During Glacial Periods May Be Caused By Antarctic Sea Ice." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 March 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000310075412.htm>.
Scripps Institution Of Oceanography / University Of California, San Diego. (2000, March 10). Low Carbon Dioxide Levels In Atmosphere During Glacial Periods May Be Caused By Antarctic Sea Ice. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000310075412.htm
Scripps Institution Of Oceanography / University Of California, San Diego. "Low Carbon Dioxide Levels In Atmosphere During Glacial Periods May Be Caused By Antarctic Sea Ice." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000310075412.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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