Citizen scientists collected rare ice data, confirm warming since industrial revolution

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160426110653.htm

In 1442, Shinto priests in Japan began keeping records of the freeze dates of a nearby lake, while in 1693 Finnish merchants started recording breakup dates on a local river. Together they create the oldest inland water ice records in human history and mark the first inklings of climate change, says new research.

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