New Paper in Science: Sea level 81,000 years ago was 1 meter higher while CO2 was lower February 12, 2010Posted by honestclimate in Discussions.
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New Paper in Science: Sea level 81,000 years ago was 1 meter higher while CO2 was lower
Via Watts Up With That, February 11, 2010
This Week in SCIENCE, Volume 327, Issue 5967, Food Security dated February 12 2010, is now available at:
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Fig. 1 Encrusted speleothems at various levels in caves from Mallorca. (A) Geologic map of Mallorca (10) and location of sampled caves (red dots). (B) Schematic cross-section through a coastal cave in Mallorca showing multiple carbonate encrustation levels. (C and D) Present-day and paleo levels of encrusted speleothems related to higher (E) and lower (F) sea-level stands. (G) Typical morphology for tidal range–related carbonate encrustation (size of speleothem, 20 cm). (H) Bathymetric map of the western Mediterranean region and the predicted present-day rate of sea-level change due to GIA [adapted from (15)
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