Antarctic temperature change and atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration (CO2) over the past 800 000 years

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:38 AM
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The record is derived from several ice cores from the Antarctic ice sheet, some more than 3 km long



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The last 10 000 years, i.e. the present interglacial (left end of the graph) is very stable.
Geographical coverage note: Antarctic

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