Stalagmite Chronicles Climate Whiplash in California's Past

03/13/2021

(Inside Science) -- If you've ever gone spelunking in a cave, you may have ducked to avoid a low-hanging stalactite or stepped warily around a jutting stalagmite. But what you may not have realized is that these subterranean protrusions, known collectively as speleothems, hold precious information about past climates...(see more)