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Title The extreme Proterozoic : geology, geochemistry, and climate / Gregory S. Jenkins ... [et al.], editors.
Published Washington, DC : American Geophysical Union, c2004.
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Description viii, 229 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm.
Series Geophysical monograph ; 146
Geophysical monograph ; 146.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface / Gregory S. Jenkins ... [et al.] -- Introduction: the Proterozoic / Gregory S. Jenkins ... [et al.] -- OBSERVATIONS OF EXTREME PROTEROZOIC CONDITIONS -- Paleomagnetic constraints on Neoproterozoic 'snowball Earth' continental reconstructions / Joseph G. Meert, Trond. H. Torsvik -- Geochemical climate proxies applied to the Neoproterozoic glacial succession on the Yangtze Platform, South China / Nicole Dobrzinski ... [et al.] -- Formerly-Aragonite seafloor fans from Neoproterozoic strata, Death Valley and Southeastern Idaho, United States: implications for "Cap Carbonate" formation and snowball earth / Frank A. Corsetti ... [et al.] -- MODELING EXTREME PROTEROZOIC CONDITIONS -- Analysis of carbon cycle system during the Neoproterozoic: implications for snowball Earth events / Eiichi Tajika -- Secular changes in the importance of Neritic carbonate deposition as a control on the magnitude and stability of Neoproterozoic Ice Ages / Andy Ridgwell, Martin Kennedy -- A review of Neoproterozoic climate modeling studies / Gregory S. Jenkins -- Global Tectonic setting and climate of the Late Neoproterozoic: a climate-geochemical coupled study / Yannick Donnadieu ... [et al.] -- Climate-ice sheet simulations of Neoproterozoic glaciation before and after collapse to snowball Earth / David Pollard, James F. Kasting -- Climate dynamics in deep time: modeling the "snowball bifurcation" and assessing the plausibility of its occurrence / W.R. Peltier ... [et al.] -- SYNTHESIS: HYPOTHESIS AND PROCESSES THAT EXPLAIN EXTREME PROTEROZOIC CLIMATE -- Interpreting the Neoproterozoic glacial record: the importance of Tectonics / Nicholas Eyles, Nicole Januszczak -- Neoproterozoic glaciation: reconciling low Paleolatitudes and the geologic record / George E. Williams, Phillip W. Schmidt -- Earth's earliest extensive glaciations: Tectonic setting and stratigraphic context of Paleoproterozoic glaciogenic deposits / Grant M. Young -- High obliquity as an alternative hypothesis to early and late Proterozoic extreme climate conditions / Gregory S. Jenkins -- Thin ice on the snowball Earth / Christopher P. Mckay -- BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NEOPROTEROZOIC GLACIATION AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE CAMBRIAN EXPLOSION -- Neoproterozoic glaciations and the fossil record / Shuhia Xiao -- Climate, Paleoecology and abrupt change during the Late Proterozoic: a consideration of causes and effects / Mark A.S. McMenamin.
Subject Paleoclimatology -- Proterozoic.
Climatic extremes.
Glacial climates.
Related Names Jenkins, Gregory S.
Related To Online version: Extreme Proterozoic. Washington, DC : American Geophysical Union, c2004 (OCoLC)647506181
ISBN 0875904114
OCLC number 56329844