Mid-Pleistocene Climate Shift - The Nansen Connection

  1. O. M. Johannessen,
  2. R. D. Muench and
  3. J. E. Overland
  1. Wolfgang H. Berger1 and
  2. Eystein Jansen2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM085p0295

The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment

The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment

How to Cite

Berger, W. H. and Jansen, E. (1994) Mid-Pleistocene Climate Shift - The Nansen Connection, in The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment (eds O. M. Johannessen, R. D. Muench and J. E. Overland), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM085p0295

Author Information

  1. 1

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of California, San Diego La Jolla, California 92093-0215, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, University of Bergen, Allégaten 41, N-5007 Bergen, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900421

Online ISBN: 9781118663882

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Keywords:

  • Arctic Ocean—Congresses;
  • Antarctic Ocean—Congresses;
  • Climatic changes—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Morphology of the Transition

  • A Test For Abruptness of Change

  • The Question of Cause

  • Effects of Topographic Changes

  • Barents Sea Shelf and Glaciation

  • Ocean Circulation and the Norwegian Sea

  • Circulation, Albedo and Co2: the Feedback Machine