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Back to the future: Scientists look into Earth's "Deep Time" to predict future effects of climate change

Posted Aug 01 2013 2:03pm

Graphic illsutration showing a spiral with geological time periods

Climate change alters the way in which species interact with one another--a reality that applies not just to today or to the future, but also to the past, according to a paper published by a team of researchers in this week's issue of the journal Science.

"We found that, at all time scales, climate change can alter biotic interactions in very complex ways," said paleoecologist Jessica Blois of the University of California, ...

More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=128632&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click


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