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Contact: Gifford Miller
gmiller@colorado.edu
303-492-6962
University of Colorado at Boulder

Gifford Miller, University of Colorado - Boulder

Caption: University of Colorado Boulder Professor Gifford Miller is shown here collecting dead plant samples from beneath a Baffin Island ice cap. A new study led by Miller indicates the Little Ice Age began roughly A.D. 1275 and was triggered repeated, explosive volcanism that cooled the atmosphere.

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