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Science and the Environment Bulletin: Decoding Canada's Environmental Past
These same periods coincided closely with significant moraine-building episodes and glacial advances. Another study of mountain hemlock growth trends and El Niņo events on Vancouver ... has changed. Microscopic charcoal fragments in lake sediments can be used to reconstruct post-glacial fire incidence, and provide insight into changes in distribution, biodiversity and fire activity ...
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The Ice Age (Pleistocene Epoch) | Gulf Coast Geology | Educator and Student Resources | Gulf of Mexico Program | US EPA
The latter are thought to produce glacial advances, because the cooler summers are not adequate to melt ... of the northern states. The southern limit all of the glacial advances, not including the Rocky Mountains, is approximately the present ... not reach as far south as some of the previous advances. The glacial advances and retreats also had a dramatic effect upon the ...
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Arctic Studies Center - Alaska Office - Kenai Fjords Oral History and Archaeology Project
Geological results of the project revealed the dynamic character of the outer coast environment, where glacial advances and great earthquakes have periodically reshaped the landscape and disrupted human habitation. An expanded research ...
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CRU book: "Climates of the British Isles"
B: RECONSTRUCTING THE PAST 4. The Climates of Past Ages Brian Funnell 5. Reconstructing Late Glacial and Holocene Climates Keith Briffa and Tim Atkinson 6. Documenting the Medieval Climate Astrid ...
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Robert DeConto
Antarctic climate and ice sheet history, has led to a ... Evolution). The goal of ACE is to facilitate the study of Antarctic climate and glacial history, through paleoclimate and ice sheet modeling studies, purposefully integrated with geological investigations of ...
www.geo.umass.edu


Climate Change Blog: March 2006 Monthly Archives
From heat waves to storms to floods to fires to massive glacial melts, the global climate seems to be crashing around us." Perhaps now we can act ... is to be averted, but in itself is insufficient to solve the problem, as major advances in energy efficiency, population reduction and sustainable consumption are also desperately needed if global ecological ...
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Freshwater Website: Properties of Water (Glaciers)
Snow that is packed down over many years at high elevations becomes glacial ice, which slowly proceeds downslope like a frozen river, under the pull of gravity, and ... greater than the rate of accumulation, the glacier recedes; if it is less, the glacier advances. Glaciers exert a direct influence on the hydrologic cycle by slowing the passage of water ...
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Parallell Roads of Glen Roy
It was Agassiz, the pre-eminent researcher of glacial features, who propounded the existence of a former ice-dammed lake ... 000 years ago). The ice blocked Glen Roy and in three major advances of the glaciers the water level was pushed up to successively ... one of the classical examples of the remains of a pro-glacial lake in Europe. But the survival of these unique geological features ...
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energy conservation - "Energy Conservation, Vital For Our Future"
Mount Kilimanjaro to the graphs with that predict the height ... just money), and a major boon to the struggling farming industry. We are seeing great advances in electric/gas hybrid and completely electric automobile engines as well as alternate power sources ...
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Activists Take Hold of the Weather: Climate Activists
Washington's pace of action on global warming will remain glacial. Never mind the spring droughts in Florida, the floods in Texas, the early bumble bees ... " -- buys a photovoltaic plant, the times they are abating, if not yet cooling. As summer advances, and Bush;s recalcitrance shocks the larger world dismayed by this nation;s greenhouse gas ...
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