Rapid stepwise onset of Antarctic glaciation and deeper calcite compensation in the Pacific Ocean

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doi: 10.1038/nature03135
Author(s): Coxall, Helen K.; Wilson, Paul A.; Palike, Heiko; Lear, Caroline H.; Backman, Jan
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Southampton Oceanography Centre, School of Ocean and Earth Science, Southampton, United Kingdom
University of Stockholm, Sweden
Rutgers University, United States
Volume Title: Nature (London)
Source: Nature (London), 433(7021), p.53-57. Publisher: Macmillan Journals, London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0028-0836 CODEN: NATUAS
Note: In English. 30 refs.; illus.
Summary: The relationship of rapid Antarctic glaciation and deeper calcite compensation in the South Pacific Ocean during the Eocene/Oligocene transformation is discussed. (mte)
Year of Publication: 2005
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Antarctic ice sheet; Antarctica; C-13/C-12; Calcite; Calcium carbonate; Carbon; Carbonate compensation depth; Carbonates; Cenozoic; Climate change; Climate forcing; Correlation; Cyclostratigraphy; Depth; Eocene; Equatorial Pacific; Foraminifera; Glaciation; Ice sheets; Invertebrata; Isotopes; Leg 199; O-18/O-16; ODP Site 1218; Ocean Drilling Program; Oligocene; Orbital forcing; Oxygen; Pacific Ocean; Paleoclimatology; Paleogene; Protista; Stable isotopes; Tertiary
Coordinates: N085324 N085324 W1352200 W1352200
Record ID: 2005030753
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