Drilling reveals climatic consequences of Tasmanian Gateway opening

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doi: 10.1029/2002EO000176
Author(s): Exon, Neville; Kennett, Jim; Malone, Mitch; Brinkhuis, Henk; Chaproniere, George; Ennyu, Atsuhito; Fothergill, Patrick; Fuller, Michael; Grauert, Marianne; Hill, Peter; Janecek, Thomas R.; Kelly, Clay; Latimer, Jennifer; McGonigal, Kristeen L.; Nees, Stefan; Ninnemann, Ulysses; Nuernberg, Dirk; Pekar, Stephen; Pellaton, Caroline; Pfuhl, Helen; Robert, Christian; Rohl, Ursula; Schellenberg, Stephen; Shevenell, Amelia; Stickley, Catherine; Suzuki, Noritoshi; Touchard, Yannick; Wei, Wuchang; White, Tim
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia
University of California at Santa Barbaraaa, United States
Volume Title: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union
Source: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 83(23), p.253, 258-259. Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0096-3941 CODEN: EOSTAJ
Note: In English. 8 refs.; illus., incl. geol. sketch maps, strat. col.
Summary: The drilling of the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Leg 189 provides detailed evidence of the breakup of Gondwana in the Tasmanian Gateway region. The drilling between Australia and Antarctica continued under the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Here is presented a brief summary of the application of these data. (mte)
Year of Publication: 2002
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Antarctic ice sheet; Antarctica; Australasia; Australia; Cenozoic; Climate effects; Continental drift; Cretaceous; Drilling; Environmental analysis; Glaciation; Gondwana; Greenhouse effect; Icehouse effect; Indian Ocean; Leg 189; Mesozoic; ODP Site 1169; ODP Site 1172; Ocean Drilling Program; Oligocene; Paleoclimatology; Paleocurrents; Paleoenvironment; Paleogene; Paleogeography; Plate tectonics; Rifting; Sea-floor spreading; South Tasman Rise; Spreading centers; Tasmania Australia; Tasmanian Gateway; Tertiary; Upper Cretaceous
Coordinates: S435800 S435700 E1495600 E1495500
S470400 S470400 E1451400 E1451400
Record ID: 2006060002
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