Orbital control on carbon cycle and oceanography in the mid-Cretaceous greenhouse

by Martino Giorgioni, Helmut Weissert, Stefano M. Bernasconi, Peter A. Hochuli, Rodolfo Coccioni, and Christina E. Keller

Paleoceanography

27, PA1204, doi:10.1029/2011PA002163.

ABSTRACT:  We established a new high-resolution carbonate carbon isotope record of the Albian interval of the Marne a Fucoidi Formation (Central Apennines, Italy), which was deposited on the southern margin of the western Tethys Ocean. [more]