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Caves of Ice: The Next Frontier in Paleoclimatology?

20 January 2011 – 15:06 |

It’s early June in the Austrian Alps. Tourists in shorts sweat their way up a trail from the cable car above Lake Hallstatt. But the summer heat doesn’t stop a group of scientists from pulling …

Climate Scientists Shine Light on Cave Ice

13 August 2010 – 11:17 |

EISRIESENWELT, AUSTRIA—Tracing his glove along a chalky layer in a house-size block of ice that lines this cave in the Austrian Alps, Michael Behm can feel all that is left of an ancient warm …