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A southern hemisphere record of the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event from the Neuquén Basin, Argentina

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The Toarcian, Early Jurassic, Oceanic Anoxic Event (T-OAE: ~183 Ma) was characterized by globally synchronous deposition of sediments rich in organic carbon (black shales), and is associated with an abrupt negative carbon isotope excursion, disrupting a positive carbon-isotope excursion during the tenuicostatum–serpentinum ammonite Zone boundary. The T-OAE has been extensively studied in northern and southern Europe, but evidence from the southern hemisphere is limited. New geochemi...

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Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Earth Sciences
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:4245fc05-416a-41c4-86ea-851005eca605
Local pid:
ora:6463
Language:
English
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