The Discovery of Global Warming

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The Lamont library of deep-sea cores has been used for many kinds of studies. In the 1950s, cores were kept in an old garage (Bruce Heezen standing on ground, with a student). Inset: the "dry racks" in the 1990s.

Photos courtesy Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.