Ice Core Paleoclimatology

Tanzania - Mt. Kilimanjaro (2000)

Tanzania (Mt. Kilimanjaro):


NGDC News Story (2002):

Kilimanjaro Ice Core Records: Evidence of Holocene Climate Change in Tropical Africa


CNN/TIME News Story (2001):

Deciphering the ice: Scientist drills into tropical glaciers for clues to Earth's climate changes



Available Data:

Kilimanjaro (TZA; 3S,37E)

Oxygen Isotope, Ion, and Dust Data and Description (Thompson,L.G.)



World Data Center for Paleoclimatology Mirror (Ice Core Gateway):

Kilimanjaro



Key paper:

Thompson, L. G., E. Mosley-Thompson, M. E. Davis, Keith A. Henderson, Henry H. Brecher, Victor S. Zagorodnov, Tracy A. Mashiotta, Ping-Nan Lin, Vladimir N. Mikhalenko, Douglas R. Hardy, and Jürg Beer. 2002.Kilimanjaro Ice Core Records: Evidence of Holocene Climate Change in Tropical Africa . Science, 298, 589-593.