Cenozoic climate history

Author(s): Kennett, J. P.
Volume Title: Internationales Alfred-Wegener-Symposium; Kurzfassungen der Beitraege
Volume Author(s): Dornsiepen, U. F., editor; Haak, V.
Source: Berliner Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen, Reihe A: Geologie und Paläontologie, 19, p.107-109; Internationales Alfred-Wegener-Symposium, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, 1980, edited by U. F. Dornsiepen and V. Haak. Publisher: Dietrich Reimer, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany. ISSN: 0172-8784 CODEN: BGAADO
Note: In English; 1 table
Summary: The development of antarctic currents and water masses and water flow through Drake Passage, and the formation of extensive antarctic sea ice are traced from about 65 ma through the present. These events plus the tectonic separation of Australia from Antarctica had significant influence on these early climatic changes.
Year of Publication: 1980
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Cenozoic; Changes; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Global; Paleoclimatology; Plate tectonics; Stratigraphy
Record ID: 1982000401
Copyright Information: GeoRef, Copyright 2017 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from the Antarctic Bibliography, United States

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