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the study of the climate of past ages

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Professor Ian Hall has worked as a paleoclimatologist at Cardiff University for the past 10 years, examining the oceans' circulation and natural climate variability.
Unusually heavy periods of rainfall in eastern Africa over the past century have occurred approximately one year ahead of peak periods of sunspot activity, notes paleoclimatologist Curt Stager of Paul Smith's College.
Halimeda Kilbourne, a paleoclimatologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder, Colo.
His extensive and often dangerous research has won Thompson multiple awards, including the 2002 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, and CNN and Time Magazine's title of "America's Best Paleoclimatologist.
Pat Bartlein, UO geology professor and paleoclimatologist, will discuss "Global Climate Change in the Arctic: Past, Present and Future.
A hearing today will, for the second time in as many weeks, question the ``hockey stick'' graph of global temperatures produced by paleoclimatologist Michael Mann.
In his fascinating new book Plows, Plagues & Petroleum (Princeton University Press, 2005), paleoclimatologist Bill Ruddiman plausibly argues that preindustrial methane and carbon-dioxide releases during the past 5,000-8,000 years warmed the Earth by nearly 1.
There's an unforgettable interchange in The Day after Tomorrow when the paleoclimatologist hero confronts the Cheney-look-alike Vice-President turned President.
Harvard University paleoclimatologist Dan Schrag), http://
Paleoclimatologist Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) argues that prehistoric global warming once caused polar melting which rapidly changed ocean currents and ushered in the last Ice Age .
It all begins at a UN conference where, just back from a narrow escape in Antarctica, paleoclimatologist Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) reports his fears that the world's undergoing a climate change that could, over the next 100 years or so, precipitate a second ice age.
True, he refers to himself as a dendrochronologist or a paleoclimatologist, depending on his mood when you ask him.
59 million years ago to 11,700 years ago, there was a period of 280,000 years when there was no ice in Greenland, the study, led by Joerg Schaefer, a paleoclimatologist at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, suggests.
That's as much as double previous predictions that didn't incorporate mechanisms that can expedite the Antarctic ice sheet's collapse, though uncertainties remain, says study coauthor David Pollard, a paleoclimatologist at Penn State.