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Pleistocene Glaciation. Eon Phanerozoic 0-544 Myr Era cenozoic 0-65 Myr Mesozoic 65-251 Myr Paleozoic 251-544 Myr Period Quarternary 0-1.8 My Tertiary.

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1 Pleistocene Glaciation

2 Eon Phanerozoic Myr Era cenozoic 0-65 Myr Mesozoic Myr Paleozoic Myr Period Quarternary My Tertiary Myr Cretaceous Myr Jurassic Myr Triassic Myr Epoch Holocene 0-10,000 yr Pleistocene Myr Geologic Time Eon Era Period Epoch Know each for when we live.

3 Ice sheet evolution

4 Ocean sedimentation

5 Sedimentation

6 Paleoclimate indicators (Proxy data) Ice layers Ocean sediments Coral Bands Tree rings

7 Coral bands

8 Plankton

9 Pollen (Palynology)

10 Tree rings (dendrochronolgy)

11 Vegetation types /fossils 45 million year old Palm

12 O 18 record

13 Colder climates more 18 O in deep ocean (less is snow or ice cores)

14 Ice core data

15 Ice layer dating

16 Vostok ice core data


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