Large-scale ocean deoxygenation during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

@article{Yao2018LargescaleOD,
  title={Large-scale ocean deoxygenation during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum},
  author={Weiqi Yao and Adina Paytan and Ulrich G. Wortmann},
  journal={Science},
  year={2018},
  volume={361},
  pages={804 - 806}
}
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