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Lorius et al. 1990

Lorius, C., J. Jouzel, D. Raynaud, J. Hansen, and H. Le Treut, 1990: The ice-core record: Climate sensitivity and future greenhouse warming. Nature, 347, 139-145, doi:10.1038/347139a0.

The prediction of future greenhouse-gas-induced warming depends critically on the sensitivity of Earth's climate to increasing atmospheric concentrations of these gases. Data from cores drilled in polar ice sheets show a remarkable correlation between past glacial-interglacial temperature changes and the inferred atmospheric concentration of gases such as carbon dioxide and methane. These and other palaeoclimate data are used to assess the role of greenhouse gases in explaining past global climate change, and the validity of models predicting the effect of increasing concentrations of such gases in the atmosphere.

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  author={Lorius, C. and Jouzel, J. and Raynaud, D. and Hansen, J. and Le Treut, H.},
  title={The ice-core record: Climate sensitivity and future greenhouse warming},

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ID  - lo03000u
AU  - Lorius, C.
AU  - Jouzel, J.
AU  - Raynaud, D.
AU  - Hansen, J.
AU  - Le Treut, H.
PY  - 1990
TI  - The ice-core record: Climate sensitivity and future greenhouse warming
JA  - Nature
JO  - Nature
VL  - 347
SP  - 139
EP  - 145
DO  - 10.1038/347139a0
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