CU-Boulder Study Finds ‘Unprecedented’ Warming in Eastern Canadian Arctic

October 24, 2013 by  
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A new University of Colorado Boulder study reveals a level of warming in the Eastern Canadian Arctic that likely hasn’t been seen since the end of the last interglacial period 120,000 years ago. Radioactive carbon dates from 145 dead moss clumps emerging from four different receding Baffin Island ice caps show the mosses had not been exposed to the elements in at least 44,000 years. Read the rest of CU-Boulder Study Finds ‘Unprecedented’ Warming in Eastern Canadian Arctic Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Baffin Island , Climate Change , Eastern Canadian Arctic , Gifford Miller , global warming , greenhouse gas emissions , high temperatures , ice caps , melting , MoSS , UC Boulder arctic study , University of Colorado Boulder , unprecedented arctic warming , warming        

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