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December 8, 2012 8:59 PM

Turn of the tides: PSU researchers find links between climate change and political, human impacts

The role of climate change in the development and demise of classic Maya civilization, ranging from AD 300 to 1000, has been controversial for decades because of a lack of well-dated climate and archaeological evidence. But our international team of archaeologists and earth science researchers has now compiled a precisely dated, high-resolution climate record of 2,000 years that shows how Maya political systems developed and disintegrated in response to climate change.

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