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Contact: Jim White
University of Colorado at Boulder

NEEM ice cores

Caption: Atmospheric gases trapped in ancient ice recovered during the international North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling, or NEEM, project are expected to help scientists better assess the risks of abrupt climate change as Earth warms in the future.

Credit: Image courtesy NEEM Ice Core Drilling Project, www.neem.ku.dk.

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