NOAA Paleoclimatology Program

Educational Outreach - Vostok Temperature Data

Temperature Anomaly, Vostok Antarctica. Change vs. today in degrees C., in thousands of years before present, derived from deuterium. Source: J. Jouzel, et al.
The Vostok temperature record indicates that the earth has been colder than present for most of the past 250,000 years, including many ice ages .

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31 Oct 2000