High-Resolution Marine Ice Core and Marine Sediment Records – Archives of Orbital Oscillations (Milankovitch Cyclicity) in Climate

Summary:

High-resolution marine ice core and marine sediment records contain climate proxy data (e.g., sediment lithology, stable isotopes preserverd in foraminifera tests).
Topic: 
Climate Change
Activity Type: 
Classroom Activities
Grade level: 
Undergrad

These records archive the impact of orbital oscillations (Milankovitch Cyclicity) which influence the amount of incoming solar radiation on Earth’s climate.