Scientists Are Literally Digging Through Bat Poop to Reconstruct Historic Climate Records

Read the full story at Science Alert.

From a sample of bat guano spanning across 1,200 years, researchers have uncovered an unprecedented climate record for a large swathe of the European continent.

As their findings show, digging through poop can offer a great reconstruction of climatic changes in parts of the world where researchers can’t drill for a more typical ice core or ocean sediment.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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