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Major Climate Change Occurred 5,200 Years Ago


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ScienceDaily (Dec. 24, 2004) — COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Glaciologist Lonnie Thompson worries that he may have found clues that show history repeating itself, and if he is right, the result could have important implications to modern society.

Thompson has spent his career trekking to the far corners of the world to find remote ice fields and then bring back cores drilled from their centers. Within those cores are the records of ancient climate from across the globe.

From the mountains of data drawn by analyzing countless ice cores, and a meticulous review of sometimes obscure historic records, Thompson and his research team at Ohio State University are convinced that the global climate has changed dramatically.

But more importantly, they believe it has happened at least once before, and the results were nearly catastrophic to emerging cultures at the time. He outlined his interpretations and fears today at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco.

A professor of geological sciences at Ohio State and a researcher with the Byrd Polar Research Center, Thompson points to markers in numerous records suggesting that the climate was altered suddenly some 5,200 years ago with severe impacts.

He points to perfectly preserved plants he discovered that recently emerged from the Quelccaya ice cap in the Peruvian Andes as that glacier retreats. This monstrous glacier, some 551 feet (168 meters) deep, has shown an exponentially increasing rate of retreat since his first observations in 1963.

The plants were carbon-dated to determine their age and tests indicated they had been buried by the ice for perhaps 5,200 years. That suggests that somehow, the climate had shifted suddenly and severely to capture the plants and preserve them until now.

In 1991, hikers found the preserved body of a man trapped in an Alpine glacier and freed as it retreated. Later tests showed that the human – dubbed Oetzi – became trapped and died around 5,200 years ago.

Thompson points to a study of tree rings from Ireland and England that span a period of 7,000 years. The point in that record when the tree rings were narrowest – suggesting the driest period experienced by the trees – was approximately 5,200 years ago.

He points to ice core records showing the ratio of two oxygen isotopes retrieved from the ice fields atop Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro. A proxy for atmospheric temperature at the time snow fell, the records are at their lowest 5,200 years before now.

He lists the shift by the Sahara Desert from a habitable region to a barren desert; major changes in plant pollen uncovered from lakebed cores in South America, and the record lowest levels of methane retrieved from ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica and all occurred at the same time – 5,200 years ago.

“Something happened back at this time and it was monumental,” Thompson said

Source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/...41219142907.htm

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Now, i would like to make a quick note on the ice caps of greenland. If something major happened back then, then really it wasnt that long ago that more land was exposed and may, not saying is, but may, reveal atlantis somewhere on this planet.

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Now, i would like to make a quick note on the ice caps of greenland. If something major happened back then, then really it wasnt that long ago that more land was exposed and may, not saying is, but may, reveal atlantis somewhere on this planet.

Major climate change happened 500 years ago.

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In 1991, hikers found the preserved body of a man trapped in an Alpine glacier and freed as it retreated. Later tests showed that the human – dubbed Oetzi – became trapped and died around 5,200 years ago.

Otzi, was found in the alps within the borders of Italy and Austria, actually on the italian side. The archeologist soon found out he was murdered, a arrow hit he's shoulder and he also have a wound on the head.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3######6tzi_the...#Cause_of_death

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Otzi, was found in the alps within the borders of Italy and Austria, actually on the italian side. The archeologist soon found out he was murdered, a arrow hit he's shoulder and he also have a wound on the head.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3######6tzi...#Cause_of_death

Oh, no. Mountain Men. Like the guys from The Hills Have Eyes.

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Interestingly the Mayan calendar has a great cycle of 5200 years, and as we know their calendar ends on 2012 which in turn is the end of such and 5200 year cycle. And it's interesting to see what you find if you look at science and things that has happened around 5200 years ago and you add it up and go backwards in time in 5200 year cycles, such as the climate changes mentioned in the original post here, and the fact that the great ice age ended around 11 000 years ago (5200 x 2 = 10400, pretty much around 11 000 years ago) etc.

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ScienceDaily (Dec. 24, 2004) — COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Glaciologist Lonnie Thompson worries that he may have found clues that show history repeating itself, and if he is right, the result could have important implications to modern society.

Thompson has spent his career trekking to the far corners of the world to find remote ice fields and then bring back cores drilled from their centers. Within those cores are the records of ancient climate from across the globe.

From the mountains of data drawn by analyzing countless ice cores, and a meticulous review of sometimes obscure historic records, Thompson and his research team at Ohio State University are convinced that the global climate has changed dramatically.

But more importantly, they believe it has happened at least once before, and the results were nearly catastrophic to emerging cultures at the time. He outlined his interpretations and fears today at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco.

A professor of geological sciences at Ohio State and a researcher with the Byrd Polar Research Center, Thompson points to markers in numerous records suggesting that the climate was altered suddenly some 5,200 years ago with severe impacts.

He points to perfectly preserved plants he discovered that recently emerged from the Quelccaya ice cap in the Peruvian Andes as that glacier retreats. This monstrous glacier, some 551 feet (168 meters) deep, has shown an exponentially increasing rate of retreat since his first observations in 1963.

The plants were carbon-dated to determine their age and tests indicated they had been buried by the ice for perhaps 5,200 years. That suggests that somehow, the climate had shifted suddenly and severely to capture the plants and preserve them until now.

In 1991, hikers found the preserved body of a man trapped in an Alpine glacier and freed as it retreated. Later tests showed that the human – dubbed Oetzi – became trapped and died around 5,200 years ago.

Thompson points to a study of tree rings from Ireland and England that span a period of 7,000 years. The point in that record when the tree rings were narrowest – suggesting the driest period experienced by the trees – was approximately 5,200 years ago.

He points to ice core records showing the ratio of two oxygen isotopes retrieved from the ice fields atop Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro. A proxy for atmospheric temperature at the time snow fell, the records are at their lowest 5,200 years before now.

He lists the shift by the Sahara Desert from a habitable region to a barren desert; major changes in plant pollen uncovered from lakebed cores in South America, and the record lowest levels of methane retrieved from ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica and all occurred at the same time – 5,200 years ago.

“Something happened back at this time and it was monumental,” Thompson said

Source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/...41219142907.htm

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Now, i would like to make a quick note on the ice caps of greenland. If something major happened back then, then really it wasnt that long ago that more land was exposed and may, not saying is, but may, reveal atlantis somewhere on this planet.

Stupid Flintstones and their feet powered vehicles were driving up greenhouse emissions. Now we may never make it to the Jetsons!!!

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We are already experiencing major climate change,

having nothing to do with ancient natural cycles.

And it will get severe even before 2012.

But if you believe the neo-con talk show propagandists,

The Bees Aren't Dying, The Frogs Aren't going Extinct,

And The Glaciers Are Not Melting.

It's all in those dam tree-hugging liberal's heads.

Those commie bast*rds dare to want to save the environment

from the sweet, well-meaning oil companies and

big, benevolent corporations.

Can't you see that all this catastrophe is just

the normal course of events ?

Keep playing the stock market and listening

to Rush Pill-baugh.

Everything is Fine.

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