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Cretaceous sea-surface temperature evolution: Constraints from TEX86 and planktonic foraminiferal oxygen isotopes

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It is well established that greenhouse conditions prevailed during the Cretaceous Period (~ 145–66 Ma). Determining the exact nature of the greenhouse-gas forcing, climatic warming and climate sensitivity remains, however, an active topic of research. Quantitative and qualitative geochemical and palaeontological proxies provide valuable observational constraints on Cretaceous climate. In particular, reconstructions of Cretaceous sea-surface temperatures (SSTs) have been revolutionised firstly...

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10.1016/j.earscirev.2017.07.012

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Earth Sciences
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University of Oxford
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St Cross College
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Earth-Science Reviews Journal website
Volume:
172
Pages:
224-247
Publication date:
2017-07-27
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2017-07-24
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1872-6828
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709669
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2017-07-28

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