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- 1 An environmental icon
- 2 The atmospheric and ocean flows
- 3 The ice time machine
- 3.1 Ice cores and the atmosphere
- 3.2 The past temperature of the planet
- 3.3 Proxy data and past climates
- 3.4 Ice core going back 800 000 years
- 3.5 Interglacial periods and sea levels
- 3.6 The Milankovitch model
- 3.7 The Keeling Curve
- 3.8 Ice cores and past CO2 levels
- 3.9 Global CO2 levels and Antarctic temperatures
- 3.10 Summary of Section 3
- 4 The end of the last ice age: the Holocene
- 5 The contemporary Arctic climate
- Current section: References
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