Science Quiz / Climates and Ecosystems II

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What occurred at the Panamanian isthmus at 6 Ma
What shows earlier closure
When does this show closure
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What did shallowing of the seaway cause
 
 
 
What did the above perpetuate
What did this cause
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How many pulses of vertebrate interchange were there
What did pulse 1 correspond to
How did these pulses trend
Author of the above
Loss of what make age control difficult
Molecular phylogenetic metaanalyiss shows dispersals at which dates
 
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Inclusion of what group removes the older date
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What was another fault in the metaanalysis
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Pliocene ppmCO2
When did glaciation start
What shows this
Author of the above
What can be used to date ice-rafted debris
When did ice reach middle latitude North America
What collapsed due to glaciation
What does this indicate
What this this allo
What does plankton d18O show
What do alkenones show
What caused the latter
What does seasonality cause
What does the above cause
Climate system from 2.7 to mid Pleistocene
What process must be smaller than snow accumulation
When the above is equal to accumulation
Where is this equilibrium stable
Why may precession not show in a climate pattern
Of what?
 
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What is the alternative
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Climate system after the mid Pleistocene
What accentuates the eccentricity signal
What effect does this create, reducing melting
Additional accentuating effects
 
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What does the pollen record show
What does this indicate
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What is in phase with precession
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What drove coral diversity during the Quaternary
What did corals survive in
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What correlates with aridity
What did the above drive
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What increases with aridity
When occurs in wetter times
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What occurs at the transition between climate systems
What occurs at the same time as the above
When did these turnovers occur
 
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What occurred at the same time
What do climatological phases in New Guinea correspond to
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What shows aridity in Central America
What do arid phases correspond with
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Proxy from African rift lakes
What do these show
What does the above correlate with
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Issues with the sedimentary record to define the Anthropocene
 
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What does archive stacking improve
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Early Anthropocene start
What show covariance
 
When do major deviations in covariance occur
 
What caused the latter
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When was the Caribbean settled
What industry began 6 ka
What industry began 2.5 ka
Author of the above
What did these industries alter
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What increased methane emissions
 
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What does the European pollen record show
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Product of carbohydrate pyrolysis
What indicates cutting and burning of forests
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Model of human CO2 emissions
What does the above take into account
Uncertainties in the model
 
 
What is seen due to anthropogenic emissions
What is key in the above
Author of the above
Aspects of a model
 
Advantages of modelling
CO2 increase if export production ceased
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Simple model of export
What is the above based on
What does the above represent
Model accounting for plankton type
What does it account for
 
 
Author of the above
Model based on competition
What does the model begin with
What benefits cocolithophores
Where does this benefit them
What does it help promote
Author of the above
IPCC working groups
 
 
What does each use
What does the above permit
 
What does climate change affect
Major concerns of the future
 
 
 
 
Oxygen proxy
What does it record
 
Caveats
 
Carbon proxy
Caveats
Temperature proxy
Caveats
 
 
Carbonate proxy
What does it record
 
Caveats
 
Boron proxy
What does it record
 
Caveats
 
 
 
Circulation proxy
Caveats
 
Silicon proxy
What does it record
What organisms affect the above
 
Caveats
 
 
 

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