Paleoclimatology News

Sep 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A series of climate simulations, co-led by Dr Camille Contoux of the Bjerknes Center for Climate Research in Bergen, Norway, suggests that the desertification of Sahara started about 7 million years ago, at least four million years earlier than previously thought. Camel caravan crosses the Sahara desert in Morocco. Image credit: Bachmont / CC BY 2.0. The Sahara Desert is often cited as the world’s largest desert. This is not entirely true, however,...

May 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of scientists from the United States, Finland, Australia and Germany, the Antarctic Ice Sheet began melting about 5,000 years earlier...

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...

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...