Last Remnants of Cenozoic Vegetation and Organic-Walled Phytoplankton in the Antarctic Peninsula's Icehouse World

  1. John B. Anderson and
  2. Julia S. Wellner
  1. Sophie Warny and
  2. Rosemary Askin

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2010SP000996

Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula

Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula

How to Cite

Warny, S. and Askin, R. (2011) Last Remnants of Cenozoic Vegetation and Organic-Walled Phytoplankton in the Antarctic Peninsula's Icehouse World, in Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula (eds J. B. Anderson and J. S. Wellner), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2010SP000996

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology and Geophysics and Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875907345

Online ISBN: 9781118667668

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Keywords:

  • palynology;
  • Oligocene;
  • Miocene;
  • Pliocene;
  • icehouse;
  • Antarctica

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oligocene Sampled Between 28.6 and 24.0 MA (Core NBP0602A-12A)

  • The Miocene Sampled Between 12.8 to 11.8 MA (Core NBP0602A-5D)

  • Pliocene Sampled Between 5.1 and 3.8 MA (Cores NBP0602A-5D, 6C, and 6D)

  • Conclusions