Dr. Stephen Burns with new research on historic wet periods in Southern Arabian desert

Brown hill in a sandy desert landscape under partly cloudy blue sky near the end of day.

A new paper co-authored by Dr. Stephen Burns uses speleothem records to document paleoclimate in Southern Arabia.  The research found over 21 pluvial periods with precipitation of more than 300 mm per year to have occurred since ∼1.1 million years ago.  Read more...

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