The oceans: growth and oxygen isotope evolution.

@article{Chase1972TheOG,
  title={The oceans: growth and oxygen isotope evolution.},
  author={Clement G. Chase and E C Perry},
  journal={Science},
  year={1972},
  volume={177 4053},
  pages={992-4}
}
A study of the evolution of the oxygen-18/oxygen-16 ratio of the oceans suggests that this ratio is unlikely to have remained constant with time. Our models suiggest that early formation of the oceans is more likely than linear growth.