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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Traces of immense prehistoric ice sheets: the climate history of the Arctic Ocean needs to be rewritten

Traces of immense prehistoric ice sheets: the climate history of the Arctic Ocean needs to be rewritten
Bremerhaven, Germany (SPX) Oct 03, 2013 - Geologists and geophysicists of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), discovered traces of large ice sheets from the Pleistocene on a seamount off the north-eastern coast of Russia. These marks confirm for the first time that within the past 800,000 years in the course of ice ages, ice sheets more than a kilometre thick also formed in the Arctic Ocea ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Traces_of_immense_prehistoric_ice_sheets_the_climate_history_of_the_Arctic_Ocean_needs_to_be_rewritten_999.html

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