Paleoceanography & Paleoclimatology

Welcome to the home page for the Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Focus Group of the American Geophysical Union. Here you will find information on focus group activities, including committees, fellows, and meeting sessions. The Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Focus Group sponsors special sessions at the Fall Meeting and co-sponsors the Emiliani Lecture with the Ocean Sciences section. The focus group also supports the continued development of AGU’s journal Paleoceanography.

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- Alba Vara, Robin P.M. Topper, Paul Th. Meijer, Tanja J. Kouwenhoven

Although the present-day Mediterranean-Atlantic water exchange has been extensively studied, little is certain abou [...]

- Guillaume Suan, Bas Schootbrugge, Thierry Adatte, Jens Fiebig, Wolfgang Oschmann

Sedimentary rocks recording the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event (T-OAE) are marked by a negative carbon isotope excur [...]

- Xiaoli Zhou, Hugh C. Jenkyns, Jeremy D. Owens, Christopher K. Junium, Xin-Yuan Zheng, Bradley B. Sageman, Dalton S. Hardisty, Timothy W. Lyons, Andy Ridgwell, Zunli Lu

Global warming lowers the solubility of gases in the ocean and drives an enhanced hydrological cycle with increased [...]