University of Wyoming researchers collaborated with the UofU's Simon Brewer, who helped combine climate information for North American and Europe.

“The main point of the paper was to explore the temperature trends over Europe and North America over the last 11,000 years,” Bryan Shuman, UW Professor of Geology and Geophysics, said. “There was some debate about this time period because some previous work based on a limited set of information from the oceans suggest that if you went back about 8,000 to 10,000 years ago that it was a few degrees warmer in that region mainly across the North Atlantic.”

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