Preliminary evidence for early Pliocene aridification of north tropical-Africa

Author(s): Pokras, Edward M.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Lamont-Doherty Geol. Obs., Palisades, NY, United States
Volume Title: Geological Society of America, 1987 annual meeting and exposition
Volume Author(s): Dickinson, William R., chairperson
Source: Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 19(7), p.808; Geological Society of America, 1987 annual meeting and exposition, Phoenix, AZ, Oct. 26-29, 1987, chaired by William R. Dickinson. Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States. ISSN: 0016-7592 CODEN: GAAPBC
Note: In English
Year of Publication: 1987
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Africa; Algae; Aridification; Cenozoic; Diatoms; Humid environment; Leg 108; Lower Pliocene; Melosira; Microfossils; Neogene; ODP Site 662; ODP Site 664; ODP site 663; Ocean Drilling Program; Paleoclimatology; Phytoliths; Plantae; Pliocene; Stratigraphy; Terrestrial environment; Tertiary; Thallophytes; Tropical environment
Coordinates: S012325 S012324 W0114421 W0114421
N000626 N000627 W0231339 W0231630
Record ID: 1990002086
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