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Ocean drilling project illuminates 55 million years of the carbon cycle and climate history

A study in the August issue of Nature provides, in unprecedented detail, the history of a crucial indicator of the relationship between the Earth\’s carbon cycle and climate processes over the past 55 million years. Over this time period, when the Earth is known to have transitioned from \”hothouse\” to \”icehouse\” conditions, the oceans also […] … learn more→