Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • appreciate how chemical processes in the rest of the world affect the Arctic environment and the species inhabiting it;

  • recognise the physical processes that determine atmosphere and oceanic flows in the Arctic;

  • appreciate the scientific research process and the use of scientific evidence;

  • use quantitative scientific evidence to examine the link between atmospheric carbon dioxide levels a
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Introduction

The scientific theory of plate tectonics suggests that at least some of these Arctic lands were once tropical. Since then the continents have moved and ice has changed the landscape. This unit will concentrate on evidence from the last 800,000 years using information collected from ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica, and will use this evidence to discuss current and possible future climate. The cores show that there have been nine periods in the recent past when large areas of the Earth
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Zuni olla
"Polychrome olla -- brown and orange on tan. Band of birds at midsection and rosettes. Line break on double band below rim -- concave base. Sticker on bottom "TT5109 $9500." Good [condition], some wear."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Potter unknown

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Zuni olla
"Olla -- polychrome (dark brown and reddish brown on cream.) Dark brown rim -- indented bottom -- unusual designs small line break in top framing line. Good [condition], small chip on rim."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Potter unknown

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Zuni olla
"Olla -- red and black on cream. Design with 3 deer and 3 rosettes. Break in upper banding lines. No signature." Good [condition], some wear."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Potter unknown

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Jar attributed to Dora Montoya's mother
"Olla -- orange and brown designs on tan slip. Orange designs outlined in black -- single upper framing line. Double lower framing line -- no line breaks. Concave base. Good [condition] clouding." -- From the Museum catalog,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Dora Montoya's Mother (?)

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"Polychrome olla -- orange and black on tan slip. Single upper framing line -- orange designs outlined in black. Two lower framing lines -- no breaks in lines. Concave bottom. No signature on olla. Good [condition] one small chip on rim." -- From the Museum catalog.,Attributed to Dora Montoya,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Montoya, Dora

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"Polychrome storage jar (red and black on white slip). Red slipped interior -- double framing lines above and below mid-body designs. Birds on two sides. Signed potter "Helen Gachupin Zia Pueblo N.M." Excellent [condition]."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Gachupin, Helen

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"Black, highly polished undecorated bowl. Signature on bottom "Maria & Santana" Condition: Excellent"-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Martínez, María Montoya,Martinez, Santana

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