Closure of the Bering Strait caused Mid-Pleistocene Transition cooling

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Kender, Sev; Ravelo, Ana Christina; Worne, Savannah; Swann, George E. A.; Leng, Melanie J.; Asahi, Hirofumi; Becker, Julia; Detlef, Henrieka; Aiello, Ivano W.; Andreasen, Dyke; Hall, Ian R.;
(2018)

The Mid-Pleistocene Transition (MPT) is characterised by cooling and lengthening glacial cycles from 600–1200 ka, thought to be driven by reductions in glacial CO2 in particular from ~900 ka onwards. Reduced high latitude upwelling, a process that retains CO2 within the... View more
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