NOAA Paleoclimatology Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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The Climate TimeLine (CTL) Information Tool summarizes climate history for time spans from 1 year to 100,000 years ago and beyond. The relation between human development, weather, and climate is explored. The CTL explains how past climate is measured, provides basic information on paleoclimatology, and explains the use of paleo proxies. There is a tutorial on drought and how to use the CTL to investigate that topic. There is also a climate glossary and links to climate and paleoclimate data.
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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, History and evolution of Earth's climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Biology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, History and evolution of Earth's climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities, Datasets and Tools:Datasets Special Interest: Complex Systems Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12) Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science