Latest on the absolute age of the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM): New insights from exact stratigraphic position of key ash layers +19 and −17

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High resolution cyclostratigraphy of the early Eocene

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High resolution cyclostratigraphy of the early Eocene – new insights into the origin of the Cenozoic cooling trend

T. Westerhold and U. Röhl MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Leobener Strasse, 28359 [...]

Correspondence: Rock clock synchronization

Heiko Pälike and Frits Hilgen, Correspondence to Nature Geoscience (2008), Vol 1 (5), p. 282, doi:10.1038/ngeo197

To the EditorThe need for much improved knowledge of the durations and ages of climatic and geological events, such as the Palaeocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (55 million years ago), has become urgent within the Earth science and climate modelling [...]

Synchronizing Rock Clocks of Earth History

RESEARCH ARTICLE in SCIENCE:Synchronizing Rock Clocks of Earth HistoryK. F. Kuiper, A. Deino, F. J. Hilgen, W. Krijgsman, P. R. Renne, and J. R. Wijbrans (25 April 2008)Science 320 (5875), 500. [DOI: 10.1126/science.1154339]

Also see commentary by Richard Kerr:Science 25 April 2008:
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Two Geologic [...]

Astronomical calibration of Paleocene time

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On the duration of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM)

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Closing the Mid-Palaeocene gap: Toward a complete astronomically tuned Palaeocene Epoch

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On the duration of magnetochrons C24r and C25n and the timing of early Eocene global warming events

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The heartbeat of the Oligocene climate system

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Telling the time







Editorial piece in Nature:http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v444/n7116/full/444134a.html

Unit stratotypes for global stages: The Neogene perspective:

Hilgen, F. J., Brinkhuis, H., Zachariasse, W.-J. (2006), “Unit stratotypes for global stages: The Neogene perspective”, Earth Science Reviews 74 (1-2), 113-125. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2005.09.003

Abstract:

Recent developments in integrated high-resolution stratigraphy and astronomical tuning of continuous deep marine successions invalidate arguments against the designation of unit stratotypes for global stages, the basic building blocks of [...]

The Paleocene/Eocene transition

Lourens, L. J., Sluijs, A., Kroon, D., Zachos, Z. C., Thomas, E., Röhl, U., Bowles, J., Raffi. I. (2005) Astronomical pacing of late Palaeocene to early Eocene global warming events. Nature 435, 1083-1087.(doi:10.1038/nature03814)

A long-term numerical solution for the insolation quantities of the Earth

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