The Eurasian epicontinental sea was an important carbon sink during the Palaeocene-Eocene thermal maximum


Kaya M. Y. , Dupont-Nivet G., Frieling J., Fioroni C., Rohrmann A., Altiner S., ...More

COMMUNICATIONS EARTH & ENVIRONMENT, vol.3, no.1, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/s43247-022-00451-4
  • Journal Name: COMMUNICATIONS EARTH & ENVIRONMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

The Eurasian Epicontinental Sea sequestered 720-1300 Gt of organic carbon during the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, according to a palaeogeographic reconstruction and multi-proxy data from a sedimentary sequence in the Tarim Basin, China.