Paleoclimatology News

Mar 7, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study led by Dr Christina Chronopoulou from the National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, the open air plays of the ancient Greeks offer insights into the past Mediterranean climate. Roman mosaic in Pompeii. Image credit: Marie-Lan Nguyen. Using historical observations from artwork and plays, Dr Chronopoulou and her colleague investigated a meteorological phenomenon known as the Halcyon days under which the audience of the...

Nov 6, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Researchers reporting in the journal Climate of the Past have identified regions of Antarctica they say could record the past 1.5 million years of Earth’s...

Oct 24, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Radiocarbon dating of ancient moss clumps on Baffin Island in the Eastern Canadian Arctic suggests that local summer temperatures during the past 100 years...

Sep 17, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

Simulating paleoclimates in the Sahara region, a team of researchers from Germany and United Kingdom has found evidence of three major river systems that...

Aug 15, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to a large multinational team of researchers, West Antarctica began emerging from the last Ice Age about 20,000 to 22,000 years ago, well before...

Jul 22, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to researchers reporting in the journal Nature Geoscience, global warmings between 5 – 3 million years ago may have caused parts of the...

Jun 6, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to research led by Dr Magali Pujol from the University of Lorraine in France, bubbles of water found in Archaean hydrothermal quartz in Australia...

Apr 12, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A giant mass of warm water that stretched out from Indonesia over to Africa and South America about 4 million years ago suggests current climate models...

Mar 28, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Chicxulub, an asteroid that collided with the Earth 66 million years ago and is believed to wipe out the dinosaurs, may have triggered a global firestorm...