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Hot Times for the Cretaceous Oceans

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Science  24 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5764, pp. 1095
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5764.1095a

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ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI-- Ancient evidence from the sea floor suggests that the ocean surface some 90 million years ago was hotter than the water in a hot tub--and that climate modelers are underestimating the link between carbon dioxide and warming--researchers reported at the AAAS annual meeting, held here from 16 to 20 February. (Read more.)