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- Chorn, Ben T., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2013 v.110 no.20 pp. 8025-8029
- aerosols; age determination; ancestry; climate; cooling; environmental factors; extinction; humans; ice; paleoclimatology; temperature; winter; Eastern Africa; Greenland; Indian Ocean; Indonesia; Lake Malawi; South China Sea
- ... The most explosive volcanic event of the Quaternary was the eruption of Mt. Toba, Sumatra, 75,000 y ago, which produced voluminous ash deposits found across much of the Indian Ocean, Indian Peninsula, and South China Sea. A major climatic downturn observed within the Greenland ice cores has been attributed to the cooling effects of the ash and aerosols ejected during the eruption of the Youngest T ...
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