Ocean circulation in the tropical Indo-Pacific during early Pliocene (5.6-4.2 Ma): Paleobiogeographic and isotopic evidence

@article{Srinivasan2000OceanCI,
  title={Ocean circulation in the tropical Indo-Pacific during early Pliocene (5.6-4.2 Ma): Paleobiogeographic and isotopic evidence},
  author={M. S. Srinivasan and Devesh K. Sinha},
  journal={Journal of Earth System Science},
  year={2000},
  volume={109},
  pages={315 - 328}
}
A comparison of late Neogene planktic foraminiferal biogeography and stable isotopic records of shallow dwelling and deep dwelling planktic foraminifera from DSDP sites 214 (Ninetyeast Ridge, northeast Indian Ocean) and 586B (Ontong-Java Plateau, western Equatorial Pacific) provides a clue to the nature of the ocean circulation in the tropical Indo-Pacific during early Pliocene. The present study reveals that the late Neogene planktic foraminiferal data from the eastern and western sides of the… 

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