Orbital forcing of climate change contributed to shaping the Earth’s climate 1.4 billion years ago

Researchers from Nordic Center for Earth Evolution (NordCEE), China National Petroleum Corporation and others have looked deep into Earth’s history and can now reveal that orbital forcing of climate change contributed to shaping the Earth’s climate 1.4 billion years ago. The evidence comes from analyses of sedimentary records from the approximately 1.4 billion-year-old and exceptionally well preserved Xiamaling Formation in China.

Read the article in PNAS

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Emma Hammarlund about the Xiamaling Formation in China (in Danish)



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