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Geological History of the Polar Oceans: Arctic Versus Antarctic

Proceedings

Series: NATO ASI Series C: Mathematics and Physical Sciences Volume: 308

By: Ulrich Bleil(Editor), Jörn Thiede(Editor)

822 pages, XI, 823 p.

Kluwer Academic Publishers

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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Bremen, Germany, October 10-14, 1988.


Contents

- The Geological History of Cenozoic Polar Oceans: Arctic Versus Antarctic - An Introduction

Physiography and Plate Tectonics of the Polar Deep-Sea Basins and Their Continental Margins
- Morphology and Plate Tectonics: The Modern Polar Oceans
- The Opening of the Arctic Ocean
- On the Tectonic Evolution and Paleoceanographic Significance of the Fram Strait Gateway
- The Evolution of the Svalbard Margins: Synthesis and New Results
- The Western Barents Sea During the Cenozoic
- Structures in Rift-Basin Sediments on the Conjugate Margins of Western Tasmania, South Tasman Rise, and Ross Sea, Antarctica
- A Fine-Scale Seismic Stratigraphy of the Eastern Margin of the Weddell Sea
- Some Speculations Regarding the Nature of the Explora-Andenes Escarpment, Weddell Sea

Polar Ice - Covers as Geological Agents
- A Comparison of Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice and the Effects of Different Properties on Sea Ice Biota
- Sea Ice Characteristics and the Role of Sediment Inclusions in Deep-Sea Deposition: Arctic - Antarctic Comparisons
- Cycles, Rhythms, and Events in Quaternary Arctic and Antarctic Glaciomarine Deposits
- Cenozoic Glacier Fluctuations in Polar Regions - Terrestrial Records From Antarctica and the North Atlantic Sector of the Arctic
- Past Changes in Precipitation Rate and Ice Thickness as Derived From Age - Depth Profiles in Ice-Sheets; Application to Greenland and Canadian Arctic Ice Core Records
- Stability of the Arctic Ocean Ice-Cover and Pleistocene Warming Events: Outlining the Problem
- Late Weichselian Ice Recession in the Central Barents Sea

Modern Depositional Environments of Polar Oceans
- Distribution Patterns of Calcareous Foraminifers in Arctic Ocean Sediments
- Physiographic and Biologic Factors Controlling Surface Sediment Distribution in the Fram Strait
- Norwegian - Iceland Seas: Transfer Functions Between Marine Planktic Diatoms and Surface Water Temperature
- Particle Sedimentation and Productivity in Antarctic Waters of the Atlantic Sector
- Sediment Patterns in the Southern Weddell Sea: Filchner Shelf and Filchner Depression

Quaternary History and Paleoceanography of Polar Oceans
- The Last Deglaciation in the Southern and Northern Hemispheres: A Comparison Based on Oxygen Isotope, Sea Surface Temperature Estimates, and Accelerator 14C Dating From Deep-Sea Sediments
- Synthesis of Arctic and Sub-Arctic Coccolith Biochronology and History of North Atlantic Drift Water Influx During the Last 500.000 Years
- Coccoliths in Sediments of the Eastern Arctic Basin
- Foraminiferal Assemblages in Sediments From Mendeleev Ridge, Arctic Ocean
- Physical and Acoustic Properties of Arctic Ocean Deep-Sea Sediments: Paleoclimatic Implications
- High Resolution 10Be and 230Th Stratigraphy of Late Quaternary Sediments From the Fram Strait (Core 23235)
- The Enigma of Oxygen Isotope Stage 5 in the Central Fram Strait
- Dropstones in the Norwegian-Greenland Sea - Indications of Late Quaternary Circulation Patterns?
- Glacial to Interglacial Changes in the Isotopic Gradients of Southern Ocean Surface Water
- Stable Isotope Record and Late Quaternary Sedimentation Rates at the Antarctic Continental Margin

Pre-Quaternary Records of Polar Ocean History
- Evolution of Biosiliceous Sedimentation Patterns - Eocene through Quaternary: Paleoceanographic Response to Polar Cooling
- Neogene to Recent Palynostratigraphy of Circum-Arctic Basins: Results of ODP Leg 104, Norwegian Sea, Leg 105, Baffin Bay, and DSDP Site 611, Irminger Sea
- Miocene to Quaternary Paleoceanography in the Northern North Atlantic: Variability in Carbonate and Biogenic Opal Accumulation
- Neogene and Pleistocene Glaciations in the Northern Hemisphere and Late Miocene - Pliocene Global Ice Volume Fluctuations: Evidence From the Norwegian Sea
- Southern Ocean Response to the Intensification of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation at 2.4 Ma
- Pliocene - Pleistocene Paleoceanography in the Weddell Sea - Siliceous Microfossil Evidence
- Polar Front Fluctuations and the Upper Gauss to Brunhes Paleoceanographic Record in the Southeast Atlantic Ocean

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