Massive carbon sink found in Southern Ocean gives clues to Earth's ancient climate past

Duncan Bailey
March 18 2023 - 8:00am
The Amundsen Sea from aboard the RV Polarstern. Picture by Katharina Hochmuth
The Amundsen Sea from aboard the RV Polarstern. Picture by Katharina Hochmuth

Tasmanian researchers have discovered a massive long-searched for carbon reservoir buried in the Southern Ocean between Tasmania and Antarctica, giving clues to an ancient shift in the Earth's climate.

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Duncan Bailey

Duncan Bailey

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Duncan is The Examiner's health reporter and is passionate about all things happening in the North-East. Got a story? Get in touch: duncan.bailey@examiner.com.au

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