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Profile: Lonnie Thompson: Links & Books


Byrd Polar Research Center - Ice Paleoclimatology Research Group
See the latest research projects and all available data and images from the Byrd Polar Research Center at Ohio State University, where Lonnie Thompson teaches.

U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory
Learn how climate scientists collect and use ice cores at this website from the National Ice Core Laboratory.

Science Bulletins | What is an Ice Core?
What is an ice core? Find out through this interactive slide show from the American Museum of Natural History.


Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains
by Mark Bowen. Henry Holt and Co., 2005.

Earth Paleoenvironments: Records Preserved in Mid- and Low-Latitude Glaciers
by L. DeWayne Cecil, Jaromy R. Green, and Lonnie G. Thompson. Springer, 2004.

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future
by Richard B. Alley. Princeton University Press, 2002.

Field Notes From a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
by Elizabeth Kolbert. Bloomsbury USA, 2006.

An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
by Al Gore. Rodale Books, 2006.


"The Vanishing World of Lonnie Thompson"
National Geographic, August 2004.

"Profile of Lonnie G. Thompson"
by Nick Zagorski. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, July 25, 2006.

"The Ice Hunter: Dr. Lonnie Thompson"
Rolling Stone, November 3, 2005.

"Scientists & Innovators: Lonnie Thompson"
by Bryan Walsh. Time.,28804,1841778_1841782_1841790,00.html

"Paleoclimatology: Introduction"
by Holli Riebeek. Earth Observatory, June 28, 2005.


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