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A southern hemisphere record of the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event from the Neuquén Basin, Argentina

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The Toarcian, Early Jurassic, Oceanic Anoxic Event (T-OAE: ~183 Ma) was characterized by globally synchronous deposition of sediments rich in organic carbon (black shales), and is associated with an abrupt negative carbon isotope excursion, disrupting a positive carbon-isotope excursion during the tenuicostatum–serpentinum ammonite Zone boundary. The T-OAE has been extensively studied in northern and southern Europe, but evidence from the southern hemisphere is limited. New geochemi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2012-09-05

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