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Nicholas J. Shackleton (1937-2006)

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Science  05 May 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5774, pp. 711
DOI: 10.1126/science.1126255

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N. J. Shackleton was a scientific explorer who developed ways to extract climate data from the sea floor and found that the periodic appearance of ice sheets is governed by Earth's orbit.