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ANDRILL finds warm history in Antarctica

Oct 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 15, 2009

15.7-million-year-old algae, pollen lead to unexpected data BATON ROUGE, La. – Researchers with the UNL-based Antarctic Geological Drilling Program found unexpected evidence of a remarkably warm period in Antarctica 15.7 million years ago. The evidence includes fossils of marine algae and pollen of woody plants indicating that land temperatures reached a January (austral summer) average […]