Global Cooling During the Eocene-Oligocene Climate Transition

@article{Liu2009GlobalCD,
  title={Global Cooling During the Eocene-Oligocene Climate Transition},
  author={Zhonghui Liu and Mark Pagani and David A. Zinniker and Robert M. DeConto and Matthew Huber and Henk Brinkhuis and Sunita R. Shah and Robert Mark Leckie and Ann Pearson},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={323},
  pages={1187 - 1190}
}
About 34 million years ago, Earth's climate shifted from a relatively ice-free world to one with glacial conditions on Antarctica characterized by substantial ice sheets. How Earth's temperature changed during this climate transition remains poorly understood, and evidence for Northern Hemisphere polar ice is controversial. Here, we report proxy records of sea surface temperatures from multiple ocean localities and show that the high-latitude temperature decrease was substantial and… 

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