Ice cave in Transylvania yields window into region's past

Panoramic view of an ice cliff inside the Scărișoara Ice Cave, where the research was done. Ice cores drilled from a glacier in a cave in Transylvania offer new evidence of how Europe's winter weather and climate patterns fluctuated during the last 10,000 years, known as the Holocene period.
The cores provide insights into how the region's climate has changed over time. The researchers' results, published this week in the journal Scientific Reports, could help ... More at
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