Coupling of CO2 and Ice Sheet Stability Over Major Climate Transitions of the Last 20 Million Years

  title={Coupling of CO2 and Ice Sheet Stability Over Major Climate Transitions of the Last 20 Million Years},
  author={A. Tripati and Christopher D. Roberts and Robert A. Eagle},
  pages={1394 - 1397}
CO2 and Miocene Climate Change Atmospheric carbon dioxide is a powerful greenhouse gas believed to be one of the most important determinants of climate. Ice cores provide a detailed and direct record of CO2 concentrations over the past 800,000 years, but not earlier. Tripati et al. (p. 1394, published online 8 October) report B/Ca measurements of planktonic foraminifera, from which they can infer atmospheric CO2 concentrations, for the past 20 million years. The concentration of atmospheric CO2… 

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