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The melting of large icebergs is a key stage in the evolution of ice ages – Phys.org

Antarctic iceberg melt could hold the key to the activation of a series of mechanisms that cause the Earth to suffer prolonged periods of global cooling, according…

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Antarctic iceberg melt could hold the key to the activation of a series of mechanisms that cause the Earth to suffer prolonged periods of global cooling, according to Francisco J. Jiménez-Espejo, a researcher at the Andalusian Earth Sciences Institute (CSIC-UGR), whose discoveries were recently published in Nature.
It has long been known that changes in the Earth’s orbit as it moves around the sun trigger the beginning or end of glacial periods by affecting the amount of solar radiation that reaches…

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