By Mu Ramkumar
Cretaceous Sea point Rise delves into the query of even if the saw temporary sea-level adjustments are neighborhood (tectonic) or worldwide (eustatic) and determines their attainable relation to weather cycles; to evaluate the position of suggestions mechanisms, i.e. thermal expansion/contraction of seawater, subsidence as a result of loading by means of water, altering crops of the Earth process and to enquire the relation of sea-level highs and lows to ocean anoxia and oxidation occasions, represented by means of black shales and oceanic pink beds, and to guage the facts for ephemeral glacial episodes or different weather occasions.
Though study has been, and is being, carried out in those fields because the creation of sea point cycles and series improvement strategies within the 1970"s, the to be had details is scattered. Cretaceous Sea point Rise provides the present realizing and destiny instructions of the study on Cretaceous sea point cycles in one resource, forming a reference paintings for newbies, graduates and postgraduates who're drawn to this topic.
- Authored by way of a professional in Sea point upward push, with over 15 years’ experience
- Concludes with a piece that appears to the way forward for sea point change
- The simply resource to mix the present figuring out and destiny instructions of the study on Cretaceous sea point cycles in a single place
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Cretaceous sea level rise : down memory lane and the road ahead by Mu Ramkumar