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EARTH SCIENCE > PALEOCLIMATE > ICE CORE RECORDS > ICE CORE AIR BUBBLES

Definition:
Trapped gases in ice-core bubbles are highly reliable records of atmospheric
composition in reconstructing past climates.


Reference:
Raynaud, D., Jouzel, J., Barnola, J. M., Chappellaz, J., Delmas, R. J. &
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Referenced in Alley, Richard B. Ice-core evidence of abrupt climate changes,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
(http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/full/97/4/1331?ijkey=JifxlJJnHUR2Q)