Ice Ages & Past Climates
From Oceanus Magazine
A hunt for buried scientific treasure
New technique measures how fast deoxygenation can happen
Geological marvels are gold mines for climate history
Geological records help forecast escalating coastal hazards
Leaf waxes buried in Lake Titicaca holds clues to once and future climates
Young students get a taste of research at WHOI
Weakening monsoons in India affected plants and people
Makeshift devices collect sand transported by storm
MIT/WHOI graduate student studies ice in a warming world
Climate change and the Arctic permafrost
Graduate student uncovers long-buried record of past storms
Tiny seafloor shells could reveal big clues to the forces that generate monsoons
Coral cores offer an unprecedented record of the rise and fall of Earth's sea level
Tested at sea, the 'Long Corer' restores U.S. capacity to extract cores up to 45 meters (150 feet) long.
Other lines of evidence inform the debate on ocean iron fertilization
Digging down in a Caribbean lagoon, researchers go back in time
Can the shells of microscopic organisms be used to measure past deep-ocean temperatures?
Growing a little each day, coral skeletons keep a daily archive of past ocean temperatures
Does solar activity or ocean circulation—or both—drive changes in the atmosphere?
A history of water table changes reveals climate shifts and the potential for future drought
Radiocarbon in deep-sea sediments reveals shifts in ocean circulation and climate
Clues in seafloor sediments link ocean shifts and climate changes
Scientists strive to get into the genes of fossil corals to extract their evolutionary history
The skeletons of corals on the seafloor preserve records of how ocean circulation has changed
New X-ray fluorescence core scanner at Woods Hole reveals clues to Earth's past climate and history
Ocean temperatures once may have reached 107°F. Could they again?
Drifting continents open and close gateways between oceans and shift Earth's climate
Colliding continents, the rise of the Himalayas, and the birth of the monsoons
Sediment Trap Observations Aid Paeoceanographers
The Little Ice Age and Medieval Warm Period in the Sargasso Sea