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68,000-Year Record of Greenhouse Gases
February 8, 2013 | National Science Foundation

A team of U.S. ice-coring scientists and engineers in Antarctica, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), has recovered from the ice sheet a record of past climate and greenhouse gases in the atmosphere that extends back 68,000 years.


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