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El Niño-Like Climate Patterns Occurred In New England During The Ice Age, Umass Researchers Find

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May 15, 2000
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University Of Massachusetts Amherst
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The New England region underwent El Niño-like climate changes during the Ice Age, a team of researchers has found.

AMHERST, Mass. - The New England region underwent El Niño-like climate changes during the Ice Age, a team of researchers has found. University of Massachusetts geoscientist Julie Brigham-Grette led the research, along with former UMass graduate student Tammy Rittenour (now a doctoral candidate at the University of Nebraska), and environmental scientist Michael Mann, now at the University of Virginia. The findings are detailed in the May 12 issue of Science. The project was funded by the National Science Foundation, National Geographic Society, and the University of Massachusetts.


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University Of Massachusetts Amherst. "El Niño-Like Climate Patterns Occurred In New England During The Ice Age, Umass Researchers Find." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 15 May 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/05/000512082057.htm>.
University Of Massachusetts Amherst. (2000, May 15). El Niño-Like Climate Patterns Occurred In New England During The Ice Age, Umass Researchers Find. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/05/000512082057.htm
University Of Massachusetts Amherst. "El Niño-Like Climate Patterns Occurred In New England During The Ice Age, Umass Researchers Find." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/05/000512082057.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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