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ice-age

adj
of or relating to an ice age
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Washington, June 28 ( ANI ): Researchers have long tried to explain why ice-age cycles became longer and more intense some 900,000 years ago, switching from 41,000-year cycles to 100,000-year cycles.
It provides new insight into the climatic relationships that caused the development of major ice-age cycles during the past two million years, Science Daily reported.
He covers how erratic blocks caught the eye of science, glacier advances and icy theories 1810-1830, glacier and ice-age theories in the first half of the 1830s, the international reception of glacial theory, and the search for causes of the ice ages.
Amazon Expeditions: My Quest for the Ice-Age Equator
To some, Agassiz's 1866 paper on "Traces of Glaciers under the Tropics' delivered in Washington D.C., arguing for equatorial glaciation, was a 'new and fundamental phase of the Ice-Age theory' (Agassiz and Coutinho, 1868).
Fifty years ago, Sir George Simpson, former head of Great Britain's Royal Meteorological Society, suggested that some source of increased energy would be needed to move the huge amounts of moisture that build up ice-age glaciers.
Then, just before the time of the ice-age diamictites, the relative amount of carbon13 dropped sharply.
Their analysis of ancient ice from Greenland and Antarctica raises questions about what drove the ice-age temperature changes and whether similar factors are operating today.
Taking their clue from confectioners, molecular biologists have discovered a chemical trick for extracting ancient DNA from desiccated dung left by ice-age animals.