Cenozoic Sedimentary and Climatic Record, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica

  1. James P. Kennett and
  2. Detlef A. Warnke
  1. Michael J. Hambrey1 and
  2. Peter J. Barrett2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118668061.ch6

The Antarctic Paleoenvironment: A Perspective on Global Change: Part Two

The Antarctic Paleoenvironment: A Perspective on Global Change: Part Two

How to Cite

Hambrey, M. J. and Barrett, P. J. (1993) Cenozoic Sedimentary and Climatic Record, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica, in The Antarctic Paleoenvironment: A Perspective on Global Change: Part Two (eds J. P. Kennett and D. A. Warnke), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118668061.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Biological and Earth Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool L3 3AF, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Antarctic Reserch Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908380

Online ISBN: 9781118668061

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Keywords:

  • Paleogeography—Antarctic regions—Congresses;
  • Paleocology—Antarctic regions—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Glaciological, Bathymetric, and Geological Setting of the Ross Embayment

  • Interpretation of Sedimentary Successions

  • Evidence for Temperate or Polar Ice Sheets and Local or Continental Glaciation

  • The Climatic and Glacial Record

  • Comparison with Other Antarctic and Southern Ocean Sites

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions and Future Work