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Title: Cold Climate, Warm Climates: How Can We Tell Past Temperatures?
Url: http://www.giss.nasa.gov/research/briefs/schmidt_01/
Creator: Schmidt, Gavin
Publisher: Goddard Institute for Space Studies
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: This brief National Aeronautics and Space Administration article provides general information about paleoclimatology (the study of past climate). Focusing on ice core data and foraminifera (shelled marine microorganisms) in deep sea sediments, the article provides a summary of how paleoclimate can be inferred.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Marine sediments
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Oceanography. By region -- Temperate
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Biogeochemistry -- Biogeochemical cycles
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Paleoclimatology
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Key Concept: Oceanography -- Ecosystem dynamics
Oceanography -- Temperature
Oceanography -- Thermal properties
Resource Type: Overviews
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Science Materials
Format: html
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-03-12 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-29 10:46:53 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
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Resource URL Clicks: 15
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