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The climate in the ice and how it got there: On the history of ice core science



Englersaal, WSL Birmensdorf (video-link to SLF Davos)

Organized by:

Rosmarie Büchi


Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dania Achermann, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung, Bergische Universität, DE-Wuppertal

Moderated by:

Martin Heggli



Type of event:

Distinguished Lectures

Target audience:

everybody interested in this topic

Dr. Dania Achermann

Until the mid-twentieth century, the study of ice and the study of climate had little in common. However, today, ice research is an indispensable pillar of climate science. How has the idea of past climates in the ice evolved? And what were the consequences for both ice and climate research?