Origin and Consequences of Cyclic Ice Rafting in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean During the Past 130,000 Years

@article{Heinrich1988OriginAC,
  title={Origin and Consequences of Cyclic Ice Rafting in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean During the Past 130,000 Years},
  author={Hartmut Heinrich},
  journal={Quaternary Research},
  year={1988},
  volume={29},
  pages={142 - 152}
}
  • H. Heinrich
  • Published 1 March 1988
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Quaternary Research

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