The Big Data of Ice, Rocks, Soils, and Sediments

The Big Data of Ice, Rocks, Soils, and Sediments

Inside the material archives of climate science.

By SHANNON MATTERN, Reposted from Places, November 2017

The Big Data of Ice, Rocks, Soils, and Sediments

"Ice core repositories are unquestionably alluring. We might say they are the charismaticmega-terra of geo-archives."