Extremely high temperatures and paleoclimate trends recorded in Permian ephemeral lake halite

  title={Extremely high temperatures and paleoclimate trends recorded in Permian ephemeral lake halite},
  author={James J. Zambito and Kathleen Counter Benison},
Although the late Paleozoic deglaciation is arguably one of the best deep-time analogs for current and predicted climate change, quantitative paleotemperature data from this interval are generally lacking. We reconstruct extreme paleoweather conditions and paleoclimate changes from Permian Nippewalla Group (probably uppermost Leonardian/Kungurian; North America) ephemeral lake halite by using fluid inclusion homogenization temperatures to directly measure the water temperature when the halite… 

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