Does ice drive early Maastrichtian eustasy?

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doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1999)027<0783:DIDEME>2.3.CO;2
Author(s): Miller, Kenneth G.; Barrera, Enriqueta; Olsson, Richard K.; Sugarman, Peter J.; Savin, Samuel M.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Rutgers University, Department of Geological Sciences, Piscataway, NJ, United States
Other:
University of Akron, United States
New Jersey Geological Survey, United States
Case Western Reserve University, United States
Volume Title: Geology (Boulder)
Source: Geology (Boulder), 27(9), p.783-786. Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States. ISSN: 0091-7613 CODEN: GLGYBA
Note: In English. 33 refs.; illus., incl. sects., sketch map
Summary: A large (30-40 m), rapid (<<1 m.y.), earliest Maastrichtian sea-level drop inferred from New Jersey sequence stratigraphic records correlates with synchronous δ18O increases in deep-water benthic and low-latitude surface-dwelling planktonic foraminifera. The coincidence of these events argues for the development of a moderate-sized ice sheet during the early Maastrichtian.
Year of Publication: 1999
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Ancient ice ages; Atlantic Coastal Plain; Biochemistry; Biostratigraphy; Correlation; Cretaceous; Eustasy; Foraminifera; Glacial geology; Ice sheets; Invertebrata; Isotope ratios; Isotopes; Leg 174AX; Lower Maestrichtian; Maestrichtian; Mesozoic; Microfossils; Mount Laurel Formation; Navesink Formation; New Jersey; O-18/O-16; Ocean Drilling Program; Oxygen; Planktonic taxa; Protista; Sea-level changes; Senonian; Sequence stratigraphy; Stable isotopes; United States; Upper Cretaceous
Coordinates: N383000 N401500 W0740000 W0753500
Record ID: 1999063429
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