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NZ-led research sheds light on historic ice sheet retreat

Peter Griffin posted in on January 17th, 2011.

Our understanding of how, and why, the earth’s largest ice sheet lost so much of its ice between 7,000 and 14,000 years ago has significantly improved due to research conducted by an international team of researchers led by VUW scientist Dr Andrew Mackintosh. The research, published in prestigious journal Nature Geoscience this morning, used a […]

Research pins polar warming blame on humans

Peter Griffin posted in on October 31st, 2008.

A UK-led group of climate researchers claim their research has demonstrated for the first time that human activity is responsible for significant warming in both polar regions. Rising Arctic temperatures and the accelerating retreat of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has been widely reported in scientific journals and the popular press. However, these changes […]

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