Late Miocene origin of the Benguela upwelling system off northern Namibia

Author(s): Siesser, W. G.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Vanderbilt Univ., Dep. Geol., Nashville, Tenn., United States
Volume Title: Science
Source: Science, 208(4441), p.283-285. Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0036-8075 CODEN: SCIEAS
Note: In English. 16 refs.; illus. incl. sketch map
Year of Publication: 1980
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Africa; Algae; Atlantic Ocean; Benguela Current; Cenozoic; Cores; Currents; DSDP Site 362; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Diatoms; Foraminifera; Invertebrata; Leg 40; Marine environment; Microfossils; Miocene; Namibia; Nannofossils; Neogene; Ocean circulation; Oceanography; Paleo-oceanography; Paleocirculation; Paleoclimatology; Paleoecology; Planktonic taxa; Plantae; Productivity; Protista; Rates; Sedimentation; Sediments; Silicoflagellata; South Atlantic; Southeast Atlantic; Southern Africa; Stratigraphy; Tertiary; Thallophytes; Upper Miocene; Upwelling
Coordinates: S210000 S190000 E0120000 E0100000
Record ID: 1980033682
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