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Where are the paleoclimate proxy data?

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Yellow dots on this map indicate some of the many sites from which pollen samples have been collected for use as paleoclimate proxies. Purple dots indicate the locations of lake core sediment samples.

Courtesy of NOAA's Paleoclimatology Program/Department of Commerce.
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Yellow dots on this map indicate sites from which samples have been drilled from corals for use as paleoclimate proxies. Brown dots indiate locations of tree ring samples and white dots indicate locations of ice cores collected for paleoclimate analysis.

Courtesy of NOAA's Paleoclimatology Program/Department of Commerce.
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Blue dots on this map indicate sites from which cores of the sea floor have been drilled and analysed in paleoclimate studies.

Courtesy of NOAA's Paleoclimatology Program/Department of Commerce.
Last modified June 15, 2009 by Lisa Gardiner.

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