Chapter 5: THE COMING ICE AGE

PAST AND FUTURE CLIMATES IN THE HIGHLANDS

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Ice ages Bullet Louis Agassiz Bullet climate change Bullet ice cores Bullet Greenland ice cap Bullet Ocean Drilling Project Bullet oxygen isotopes Bullet Younger Dryas Bullet cave art Bullet glaciers Bullet Strath na Sealga Bullet nunataks Bullet Great Wood of Caledon Bullet Milankovitch cycles Bullet Creag Meagaidh Bullet Irish elk Bullet Little Ice Age Bullet global warming

Reconstruction of the Past and Forecast Ice Sheets