Atmospheric changes

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Ice core records from where only data back to the last interglacial period?
Greenland
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A gas trapped in bubbles within ice cores.
methane
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Water vapour concentration in the atmosphere was lower in glacials as it ......... .
condensed
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Cold water stores ......... CO2 than warmer water.
more
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Greater ice cover means reduced surface area for ............. .
evaporation
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Oceans can be fertilised by the addition of this mineral present in dust.
iron
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The type of organism more productive in cold waters.
plankton
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Albedo is increased in glacial conditions as a result of increased ........... .
cloudiness
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The name given to wind-blown sediment deposits.
loess
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The Northern Polar ice sheet reached down to the coast of ......... during the last glacial maximum.
Portugal
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-2oC is the minimum temperature for what?
oceans
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Card 2

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A gas trapped in bubbles within ice cores.

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methane

Card 3

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Water vapour concentration in the atmosphere was lower in glacials as it ......... .

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Card 4

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Cold water stores ......... CO2 than warmer water.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Greater ice cover means reduced surface area for ............. .

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