28 Feb '12, 3pm

Dinosaur forests mapped: The first detailed maps of the Earth's forests at the time of the dinosaurs have been d...

Dinosaur forests mapped: The first detailed maps of the Earth's forests at the time of the dinosaurs have been d...

RELATED ARTICLES Araucarias gauge ancient levels of carbon dioxide May 5, 2011 08:40 AM Birds' lifespans are written in blood December 14, 2010 08:09 AM Scientists move closer to predicting volcano hazard May 18, 2011 09:45 AM Warm summers shown to slow down glaciers January 28, 2011 03:04 PM /ecosystems/article/44057 The first detailed maps of the Earth's forests at the time of the dinosaurs have been drawn up. The patterns of vegetation, together with information about the rate of tree growth, support the idea that the Earth was stifling hot 100 million years ago. ADVERTISEMENT High temperatures and possibly more atmospheric carbon dioxide caused forests to extend much closer to the poles and grow almost twice as fast as they do today. The findings have implications for understanding the long-term effects of global warming. Scientists at Royal Holloway, University of Lon...

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