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Organic-rich sedimentation in the South Pacific Ocean associated with Late Paleocene climatic cooling. / Hollis, Christopher J.; Tayler, Michael J. S.; Andrew, Benjamin; Taylor, Kyle W.; Lurcock, Pontus; Bijl, Peter K.; Kulhanek, Denise K.; Crouch, Erica M.; Nelson, Campbell S.; Pancost, Richard D.; Huber, Matthew; Wilson, Gary S.; Ventura, G. Todd; Crampton, James S.; Schioler, Poul; Phillips, Andy.

In: Earth-Science Reviews, Vol. 134, 07.2014, p. 81-97.

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Hollis, CJ, Tayler, MJS, Andrew, B, Taylor, KW, Lurcock, P, Bijl, PK, Kulhanek, DK, Crouch, EM, Nelson, CS, Pancost, RD, Huber, M, Wilson, GS, Ventura, GT, Crampton, JS, Schioler, P & Phillips, A 2014, 'Organic-rich sedimentation in the South Pacific Ocean associated with Late Paleocene climatic cooling', Earth-Science Reviews, vol. 134, pp. 81-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.03.006

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Hollis, C. J., Tayler, M. J. S., Andrew, B., Taylor, K. W., Lurcock, P., Bijl, P. K., ... Phillips, A. (2014). Organic-rich sedimentation in the South Pacific Ocean associated with Late Paleocene climatic cooling. Earth-Science Reviews, 134, 81-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.03.006

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Hollis CJ, Tayler MJS, Andrew B, Taylor KW, Lurcock P, Bijl PK et al. Organic-rich sedimentation in the South Pacific Ocean associated with Late Paleocene climatic cooling. Earth-Science Reviews. 2014 Jul;134:81-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.03.006

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Hollis, Christopher J. ; Tayler, Michael J. S. ; Andrew, Benjamin ; Taylor, Kyle W. ; Lurcock, Pontus ; Bijl, Peter K. ; Kulhanek, Denise K. ; Crouch, Erica M. ; Nelson, Campbell S. ; Pancost, Richard D. ; Huber, Matthew ; Wilson, Gary S. ; Ventura, G. Todd ; Crampton, James S. ; Schioler, Poul ; Phillips, Andy. / Organic-rich sedimentation in the South Pacific Ocean associated with Late Paleocene climatic cooling. In: Earth-Science Reviews. 2014 ; Vol. 134. pp. 81-97.

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title = "Organic-rich sedimentation in the South Pacific Ocean associated with Late Paleocene climatic cooling",
abstract = "A distinctive organic-rich marine mudstone of Late Paleocene age occurs in most of New Zealand's sedimentary basins and has been identified as a potential source rock for oil and gas. Identified as the Waipawa Formation in the East Coast Basin and the Tartan Formation in the Great South and Canterbury Basins, the unit is a relatively uniform massive mudstone that varies greatly in thickness (2-70 m) and grades laterally into distinctive facies equivalents, notably greensand and a thin-bedded siliceous mudstone. All these facies are characterised by relatively high TOC (0.5-10 wt.{\%}) and 13C enrichment (613Groc > 24{\%}.), and we refer to them collectively as {"}Waipawa organofacies{"}. Our detailed stratigraphic and geochemical studies refine the age (58.7 to 59.4 Ma), distribution and nature of the Waipawa organofacies. We have determined that deposition occurred in continental margin settings throughout much of the southwest Pacific under cool, dysoxic conditions associated with a significant influx of terrestrial organic matter, high marine productivity, a global fall in sea level, and a regional unconformity across shallow and deep marine settings. The combination of cool temperatures, lowered sea level and bathyal erosion suggests that deposition was linked to short-lived growth of an Antarctic ice sheet in the earliest Late Paleocene (-59 Ma). (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.",
keywords = "Paleogene, Paleoclimate, Regional cooling, Sea level fall, Organic fades, Geochemistry, EASTERN NEW-ZEALAND, ANTARCTIC CIRCUMPOLAR CURRENT, ISOPRENOID TETRAETHER LIPIDS, EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM, SEA-LEVEL CHANGE, DEEP-SEA, PALEOCEANOGRAPHIC SIGNIFICANCE, MARSHALL PARACONFORMITY, ISOTOPE STRATIGRAPHY, CONTINENTAL-MARGIN",
author = "Hollis, {Christopher J.} and Tayler, {Michael J. S.} and Benjamin Andrew and Taylor, {Kyle W.} and Pontus Lurcock and Bijl, {Peter K.} and Kulhanek, {Denise K.} and Crouch, {Erica M.} and Nelson, {Campbell S.} and Pancost, {Richard D.} and Matthew Huber and Wilson, {Gary S.} and Ventura, {G. Todd} and Crampton, {James S.} and Poul Schioler and Andy Phillips",
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pages = "81--97",
journal = "Earth-Science Reviews",
issn = "0012-8252",
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AU - Hollis, Christopher J.

AU - Tayler, Michael J. S.

AU - Andrew, Benjamin

AU - Taylor, Kyle W.

AU - Lurcock, Pontus

AU - Bijl, Peter K.

AU - Kulhanek, Denise K.

AU - Crouch, Erica M.

AU - Nelson, Campbell S.

AU - Pancost, Richard D.

AU - Huber, Matthew

AU - Wilson, Gary S.

AU - Ventura, G. Todd

AU - Crampton, James S.

AU - Schioler, Poul

AU - Phillips, Andy

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N2 - A distinctive organic-rich marine mudstone of Late Paleocene age occurs in most of New Zealand's sedimentary basins and has been identified as a potential source rock for oil and gas. Identified as the Waipawa Formation in the East Coast Basin and the Tartan Formation in the Great South and Canterbury Basins, the unit is a relatively uniform massive mudstone that varies greatly in thickness (2-70 m) and grades laterally into distinctive facies equivalents, notably greensand and a thin-bedded siliceous mudstone. All these facies are characterised by relatively high TOC (0.5-10 wt.%) and 13C enrichment (613Groc > 24%.), and we refer to them collectively as "Waipawa organofacies". Our detailed stratigraphic and geochemical studies refine the age (58.7 to 59.4 Ma), distribution and nature of the Waipawa organofacies. We have determined that deposition occurred in continental margin settings throughout much of the southwest Pacific under cool, dysoxic conditions associated with a significant influx of terrestrial organic matter, high marine productivity, a global fall in sea level, and a regional unconformity across shallow and deep marine settings. The combination of cool temperatures, lowered sea level and bathyal erosion suggests that deposition was linked to short-lived growth of an Antarctic ice sheet in the earliest Late Paleocene (-59 Ma). (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

AB - A distinctive organic-rich marine mudstone of Late Paleocene age occurs in most of New Zealand's sedimentary basins and has been identified as a potential source rock for oil and gas. Identified as the Waipawa Formation in the East Coast Basin and the Tartan Formation in the Great South and Canterbury Basins, the unit is a relatively uniform massive mudstone that varies greatly in thickness (2-70 m) and grades laterally into distinctive facies equivalents, notably greensand and a thin-bedded siliceous mudstone. All these facies are characterised by relatively high TOC (0.5-10 wt.%) and 13C enrichment (613Groc > 24%.), and we refer to them collectively as "Waipawa organofacies". Our detailed stratigraphic and geochemical studies refine the age (58.7 to 59.4 Ma), distribution and nature of the Waipawa organofacies. We have determined that deposition occurred in continental margin settings throughout much of the southwest Pacific under cool, dysoxic conditions associated with a significant influx of terrestrial organic matter, high marine productivity, a global fall in sea level, and a regional unconformity across shallow and deep marine settings. The combination of cool temperatures, lowered sea level and bathyal erosion suggests that deposition was linked to short-lived growth of an Antarctic ice sheet in the earliest Late Paleocene (-59 Ma). (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

KW - Paleogene

KW - Paleoclimate

KW - Regional cooling

KW - Sea level fall

KW - Organic fades

KW - Geochemistry

KW - EASTERN NEW-ZEALAND

KW - ANTARCTIC CIRCUMPOLAR CURRENT

KW - ISOPRENOID TETRAETHER LIPIDS

KW - EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM

KW - SEA-LEVEL CHANGE

KW - DEEP-SEA

KW - PALEOCEANOGRAPHIC SIGNIFICANCE

KW - MARSHALL PARACONFORMITY

KW - ISOTOPE STRATIGRAPHY

KW - CONTINENTAL-MARGIN

U2 - 10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.03.006

DO - 10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.03.006

M3 - Article

VL - 134

SP - 81

EP - 97

JO - Earth-Science Reviews

JF - Earth-Science Reviews

SN - 0012-8252

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