Lonnie Thompson, a paleoclimatologist from Ohio State University, in June held a fossilized plant found near a lake during an expedition to study the Quelccaya Ice Cap, the world’s largest tropical glacier in Peru. The team took ice and plant samples to measure the effects of global climate change on the glacier. Thompson has been studying the ice cap since 1977.
Lonnie Thompson, a paleoclimatologist from Ohio State University, in June held a fossilized plant found near a lake during an expedition to study the Quelccaya Ice Cap, the world’s largest tropical glacier in Peru. The team took ice and plant samples to measure the effects of global climate change on the glacier. Thompson has been studying the ice cap since 1977. Ricardo Lopez The Associated Press
Lonnie Thompson, a paleoclimatologist from Ohio State University, in June held a fossilized plant found near a lake during an expedition to study the Quelccaya Ice Cap, the world’s largest tropical glacier in Peru. The team took ice and plant samples to measure the effects of global climate change on the glacier. Thompson has been studying the ice cap since 1977. Ricardo Lopez The Associated Press

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