Antarctic Cenozoic climate history from sedimentary records: ANDRILL and beyond.

@article{McKay2016AntarcticCC,
  title={Antarctic Cenozoic climate history from sedimentary records: ANDRILL and beyond.},
  author={R M McKay and Peter Barrett and Ruthy Shaco Levy and Timothy R. Naish and Nicholas R Golledge and Abbi Pyne},
  journal={Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={374 2059}
}
Mounting evidence from models and geological data implies that the Antarctic Ice Sheet may behave in an unstable manner and retreat rapidly in response to a warming climate, which is a key factor motivating efforts to improve estimates of Antarctic ice volume contributions to future sea-level rise. Here, we review Antarctic cooling history since peak temperatures of the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (approx. 50 Ma) to provide a framework for future initiatives to recover sediment cores from… CONTINUE READING
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