Ocean Sediments: Earth's Deep Climate History

Science for the Public's mini-documentary series Working Science
recorded at Boston University, October 2014

Richard Murray, PhD, Professor of Earth Sciences, Boston University; Ocean Sciences Division Director at National Science Foundation. Dr. Murray is a leader in international ocean research. In this brief video he discusses how marine sediments record millions of years of Earth's climate history. He explains how the ocean cores are collected and analyzed, and why they are such a valued resource for climate scientists.

Update 3/16/15 No Limit to Life in Sediment of Ocean's Deadest Region