Did the Mont-Blanc Glaciers Shrink Before?

Mission Talèfre 2016Global warming is currently responsible for a spectacular drop in glacier surface area in the Mont-Blanc massif. Yet researchers suspect that since the last ice age, there have been periods during which these areas may have been even smaller. They collected rock samples to assess and date these periods of glacier shrinkage.

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Un Portfolio de 3 pages dans le Journal du CNRS N°289 été 2017