UMaine Researchers in Ice Age Report

New research, reported on the National Science Foundation Web site investigates a phenomenon that saw Europe experience a period of unusually cold weather at the end of the last Ice Age, at the same time the Southern Hemisphere was experiencing warming.  The new study, published in Nature and including UMaine Climate Change Institute scientists George Denton and Aaron Putnam, brings to light new evidence that New Zealand was warming during that period of approximately 1,000 years, approximately 13,000 years ago.