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Antarctic Climate History and Global Climate Changes

Pontus Lurcock and Fabio Florindo.

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology; Geology and the Lithosphere; Oceanography and Hydrology; Atmospheric Sciences. 11344 words.

Antarctic climate changes have been reconstructed from ice and sediment cores and numerical models (which also predict future changes). Major ice sheets first appeared 34 million years ago...

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Antarctic Climate History and Global Climate Changes

Pontus Lurcock and Fabio Florindo.

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology; Geology and the Lithosphere; Oceanography and Hydrology; Atmospheric Sciences. 11344 words.

Antarctic climate changes have been reconstructed from ice and sediment cores and numerical models (which also predict future changes). Major ice sheets first appeared 34 million years ago...

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Barrett, Lucas (1837–1862), geologist and oceanographer

Stephen K. Donovan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1189 words.

Barrett, Lucas (1837–1862), geologist and oceanographer, was born on 14 November 1837, the eldest son of George Barrett, a London iron-founder. In 1847 he was sent to Mr P. Ashton's school...

Darton, Nelson Horatio

Ellis L. Yochelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology; Cartography; World History; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1109 words.

Darton, Nelson Horatio (17 December 1865–28 February 1948), geological mapper, groundwater specialist, and bibliographer, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of William Darton, Jr., a...

Heezen, Bruce

Ralph L. Langenheim.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1250 words.

Heezen, Bruce (11 April 1924–21 June 1977), geologist and oceanographer, was born in Vinton, Iowa, the son of Charles Christian Heezen, a farmer and Benton County agricultural advisor, and...

Hess, Harry Hammond

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1145 words.

Hess, Harry Hammond (24 May 1906–25 August 1969), geologist and oceanographer, was born in New York City, the son of Julian S. Hess, a stockbroker, and Elizabeth Engel. In high school in...