Pavel V.
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How do we know that we are NOT in an "Ice Age?"
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I will answer mostly from archaeological perspective; I don't know much about the paleoclimatology before the first people started to produce stone tools. I know just some basics of other disciplines ...

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Circum polar regions in Interglacial periods
4 votes

I understand following comment as part of your question: Was that climate and terrain habitable by prehistoric humans? I also assume that by "interglacial periods" you don't mean the last and ...

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Do fluctuations in radioactive isotope decay rates affect carbon dating techniques?
3 votes

I've never heard of this exact type of variations, but there are many other variables that are considered by the scientists making radiocarbon dating, such as: C-14/C-12 ratio - this leads to ...

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What geological processes can cause local biases in the fossil record?
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I have studied archaeology, not paleonthology nor geology, so most of my answer is either extrapolation of what applies on younger material or layman's five cents. Still I hope it will be useful ...

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