How the seafloor of the Antarctic Ocean is changing – and the climate is following suit

Read the full story from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research.

Experts have reconstructed the depth of the Southern Ocean at key phases in the last 34 million years of the Antarctic’s climate history.

Associated journal article: K. Hochmuth, K. Gohl, G. Leitchenkov, I. Sauermilch, J. M. Whittaker, G. Uenzelmann‐Neben, B. Davy, L. De Santis (2020). “The Evolving Paleobathymetry of the Circum‐Antarctic Southern Ocean Since 34 Ma: A Key to Understanding Past Cryosphere‐Ocean Developments.” Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 21 (8) DOI: 10.1029/2020GC009122

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