The decline and extinction of upper Pliocene discoasters; a comparison of two Equatorial Pacific Ocean records

Author(s): Chepstow-Lusty, Alex; Chapman, Mark
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Godwin Laboratory, Department of Earth Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Volume Title: Journal of Nannoplankton Research
Source: Journal of Nannoplankton Research, 17(1), p.15-19. Publisher: International Nannoplankton Association, The Hague, International. ISSN: 1210-8049
Note: In English. 21 refs.; illus., incl. 2 tables, sketch map
Year of Publication: 1995
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Algae; Biostratigraphy; Cenozoic; Chronology; Discoaster; Discoaster brouweri; Discoaster triradiatus; Discoasteridae; Equatorial Pacific; Extinction; High-resolution methods; Interglacial environment; Isotopes; Leg 111; Leg 130; Microfossils; Nannofossils; Neogene; O-18/O-16; ODP Site 677; ODP Site 806; Ocean Drilling Program; Oxygen; Pacific Ocean; Paleocurrents; Plantae; Pliocene; Quantitative analysis; Species diversity; Stable isotopes; Tertiary; Thallophytes; Time scales; Upper Pliocene
Coordinates: N001000 N001000 W0840000 W0840000
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Record ID: 1997003190
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