Tibetan plateau aridification linked to global cooling at the Eocene–Oligocene transition

@article{DupontNivet2007TibetanPA,
  title={Tibetan plateau aridification linked to global cooling at the Eocene–Oligocene transition},
  author={Guillaume Dupont‐Nivet and Wout Krijgsman and Cor G. Langereis and Hemmo A. Abels and Shuang Dai and Xiaomin Fang},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2007},
  volume={445},
  pages={635-638}
}
Continental aridification and the intensification of the monsoons in Asia are generally attributed to uplift of the Tibetan plateau and to the land–sea redistributions associated with the continental collision of India and Asia, whereas some studies suggest that past changes in Asian environments are mainly governed by global climate. The most dramatic climate event since the onset of the collision of India and Asia is the Eocene–Oligocene transition, an abrupt cooling step associated with the… 
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