1 dating method, 3 ecosystems, many clues to pace of climate change

By Grace Finnell-Gudwien Medill Reports Inside caves, lakes and corals, small crystals dot the landscapes and scaffold into majestic pillars up to 4 meters high. These cream- to brown-colored crystal formations not only look beautiful, but they also provide paleoclimate scientists with a time capsule peering into the past — almost as far back as […]