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Definition of "kyr" []

  • A thousand years (abbreviation)

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Use "kyr" in a sentence
  • "According to IPCC Jansen et al., 2007, “it is possible to derive time series of atmospheric trace gases and aerosols for the period from about 650 kyr thousand years to the present from air trapped in polar ice and from the ice itself.”"
  • "The 8.2 kyr BP event simulated by a global atmosphere-sea-ice-ocean model."
  • "Comparisons between anthropocene (1750-2005), last glacial termination (20 "" 11.7 kyr) and Pliocene (~3 Ma) CO2 levels, climate forcings, mean global temperatures and sea levels."