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 08 Jun 2017
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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