As Climate Changes, So Do Glaciers

TitleAs Climate Changes, So Do Glaciers
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsLowell TV
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
ISBN Number0027-8424

Understanding abrupt climate changes requires detailed spatial/temporal records of such changes, and to make these records, we need rapidly responding, geographically widespread climate trackers. Glacial systems are such trackers, and recent additions to the stratigraphic record show overall synchronous response of glacial systems to climate change reflecting global atmosphere conditions.