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EARTH SCIENCE > PALEOCLIMATE > ICE CORE RECORDS > PARTICULATE MATTER

Definition:
Particulate matter in ice cores (continental dust, volcanic ash, diatoms, and
pollen)can provide information on past climate conditions and climate
variability.


Reference:
National Ice Core Laboratory:
http://www.nicl-smo.sr.unh.edu/documents/1988/solubleInsoluble.html