29th February 2016

Paper published in Paleoceanography

Working as part of an international team of scientists from the United Kingdom, France, Spain and Germany, Badley Ashton's Dr. Aurelie Bonin has had a paper published in the journal 'Paleooceanography'. Entitled "Cool episode and platform demise in the Early Aptian: New insights on the links between climate and carbonate production".  The paper uses δ18O data from bivalves and fish teeth to re-assess the temperature variations during the early Aptian, a period of time marked by an enhancement of primary productivity resulting in the Aptian source rock and worldwide carbonate platform demise.  The study emphasizes a cooling episode and investigates its role into the carbonate production crisis. 

If you would like more information about either this paper or the entire volume, you can find more information here. If you are interested in seeing some of the other papers and presentations that Badley Ashton staff have produced, please take a look at the staff publications page.


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