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Atlantic Mud Shows How Melting Ice Triggered an Ancient Chill

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Science  30 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5782, pp. 1860
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5782.1860a

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Paleoceanographers report on page 1929 of this issue of Science that they have found a single ocean sediment core that preserves the sought-for link between a gush of freshwater far out into the North Atlantic and the chill that swept around the Northern Hemisphere 8200 years ago. (Read more.)