• Coupled Southern Ocean cooling and Antarctic ice sheet expansion during the middle Miocene 

      Leutert, Thomas Jan; Auderset, Alexandra; Martínez-García, Alfredo; Modestou, Sevasti Eleni; Meckler, Anna Nele (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The middle Miocene climate transition (~14 million years ago) was characterized by a dramatic increase in the volume of the Antarctic ice sheet. The driving mechanism of this transition remains under discussion, with ...
    • Eurasian Ice Sheet collapse was a major source of Meltwater Pulse 1A 14,600 years ago 

      Brendryen, Jo; Haflidason, Haflidi; Yokoyama, Yusuke; Haaga, Kristian Agasøster; Hannisdal, Bjarte (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Rapid sea-level rise caused by the collapse of large ice sheets is a threat to human societies. In the last deglacial period, the rate of global sea-level rise peaked at more than 4 cm yr−1 during Meltwater Pulse 1A, which ...