Carbonate preservation in Pliocene to Holocene periplatform sediments (Great Bahama Bank, Florida Straits)

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Schwarz, Johanna;
  • Subject: Florida Straits, supralysoclinal dissolution, pteropods, Antarctic Intermediate Water (AAIW), early diagenesis, Great Bahama Bank, aragonite dissolution, nodules, grain size, carbonates, Neogene
    • ddc: ddc:550

Decreasing temperatures and increasing pressure and CO2 enhance the dissolution of carbonate particles at the sediment-water interface in the deep sea. Moreover, dissolution processes are dependent of the saturation state of the surrounding water with respect to calcite... View more
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