TITLE

Nearly Half a Millennium of Antarctic Temperatures

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
CO2 Science;01/15/2012, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses research being done on the use of ice core proxy records from coastal Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica, in the reconstruction of Antarctic climate change. It references a study by N. Thamban et al., published in the "Journal of the Geological Society of India" in 2011. The study examined the effect of carbon dioxide-induced global warming on glaciers and ice sheets.
ACCESSION #
70608022

 

Related Articles

  • CLIMATE CHANGE TO THE END OF THE MILLENNIUM. Lenton, Timothy M. // Climatic Change;May2006, Vol. 76 Issue 1/2, p7 

    Anthropogenic climate change will continue long after anthropogenic CO2 emissions cease. Atmospheric CO2, global warming and ocean circulation will approach equilibrium on the millennial timescale, whereas thermal expansion of the ocean, ice sheet melt and their contributions to sea level rise...

  • Carbon Emission Allocation and Efficiency of EU Countries. Ming-Chung Chang // Modern Economy;Sep2012, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p590 

    Reduction of CO2 emissions is increasingly important among countries that want to protect the environment against global warming and climate change. This study examines two methods of CO2 emission reduction--CO2 emission allowance and an international agreement--by applying the Zero Sum Gains...

  • Interhemispheric coupling, the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and warm Antarctic interglacials. Holden, P. B.; Edwards, N. R.; Wolff, E. W.; Lang, N. J.; Singarayer, J. S.; Valdes, P. J.; Stocker, T. F. // Climate of the Past;2010, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p431 

    Ice core evidence indicates that even though atmospheric CO2 concentrations did not exceed ∼300 ppm at any point during the last 800 000 years, East Antarctica was at least ∼3-4 °C warmer than preindustrial (CO2 ∼280 ppm) in each of the last four interglacials. During the...

  • Eocene bipolar glaciation associated with global carbon cycle changes. Tripati, Aradhna; Backman, Jan; Elderfield, Henry; Ferretti, Patrizia // Nature;7/21/2005, Vol. 436 Issue 7049, p341 

    The transition from the extreme global warmth of the early Eocene ‘greenhouse’ climate ∼55 million years ago to the present glaciated state is one of the most prominent changes in Earth's climatic evolution. It is widely accepted that large ice sheets first appeared on...

  • Century-scale simulations of the response of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to a warming climate. Cornford, S. L.; Martin, D. F.; Payne, A. J.; Ng, E. G.; Le Brocq, A. M.; Gladstone, R. M.; Edwards, T. L.; Shannon, S. R.; Agosta, C.; van den Broeke, M. R.; Hellmer, H. H.; Krinner, G.; Ligtenberg, S. R. M.; Timmermann, R.; Vaughan, D. G. // Cryosphere;2015, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p1579 

    We use the BISICLES adaptive mesh ice sheet model to carry out one, two, and three century simulations of the fast-flowing ice streams of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, deploying sub-kilometer resolution around the grounding line since coarser resolution results in substantial underestimation of...

  • Indirect radiative forcing of climate change through ozone effects on the land-carbon sink. Sitch, S.; Cox, P. M.; Collins, W. J.; Huntingford, C. // Nature;8/16/2007, Vol. 448 Issue 7155, p791 

    The evolution of the Earth’s climate over the twenty-first century depends on the rate at which anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions are removed from the atmosphere by the ocean and land carbon cycles. Coupled climate–carbon cycle models suggest that global warming will act to...

  • BENCHMARK 450PPM HIT A DECADE AHEAD OF FORECAST.  // Ecologist;Nov2007, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p10 

    The article reports on the observation of Professor Tim Flannery, a leading climate expert, that atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide have already passed a critical threshold. He told an Australian news channel that levels of carbon dioxide in mid-2005 had already reached 455 parts per...

  • Carbon Credits Central to Preventing Catastrophe. Spratt, David; Lawson, Damien // Chain Reaction;Mar2007, Issue 99, p14 

    The article discusses a report by Christian Aid and EcoEquity regarding the global emergency on climate heating. The report stresses the need for efforts to have a likelihood of preventing a climate catastrophe. It indicates that by 2010, emissions should intensify and fall by 4% every year to...

  • Black carbon concentrations from a Tibetan Plateau ice core spanning 1843-1982: recent increases due to emissions and glacier melt. Jenkins, M.; Kaspari, S.; S. Kang; Grigholm, B.; Mayewski, P. A. // Cryosphere Discussions;2013, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p4855 

    Black carbon (BC) deposited on snow and glacier surfaces can reduce albedo and lead to accelerated melt. An ice core recovered from Guoqu glacier on Mt. Geladaindong and analyzed using a Single Particle Soot Photometer provides the first long-term (1843-1982) record of BC concentrations from the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics