Kick-starting ancient warming

Nisbet, E. G. and Jones, S. M. and Maclennan, J. and Eagles, G. and Moed, J. and Warwick, N. and Bekki, S. and Braersicke, P. and Pyle, J. A. and Fowler, C. M. R. (2009) Kick-starting ancient warming. Nature Geoscience, 2 (3). pp. 156-159. ISSN 1752-0894 EISSN: 1752-0908 DOI 10.1038/ngeo454

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Abstract

Rapid global warming marked the boundary between the Palaeocene and Eocene periods 55.6 million years ago, but how the temperature rise was initiated remains elusive. A catastrophic release of greenhouse gases from the Kilda basin could have served as a trigger.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 08AREP; IA57;
Subjects: 02 - Geodynamics, Geophysics and Tectonics
Divisions: 02 - Geodynamics, Geophysics and Tectonics
Journal or Publication Title: Nature Geoscience
Volume: 2
Page Range: pp. 156-159
Identification Number: 10.1038/ngeo454
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2009 11:49
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 09:54
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/914

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