Relative sea-level rise around East Antarctica during Oligocene glaciation

P. Stocchi, C. Escutia, A. J. Houben, B. L. Vermeersen, P. K. Bijl, H. Brinkhuis, R. M. DeConto, S. Galeotti, S. Passchier, D. Pollard, A. Klaus, A. Fehr, T. Williams, J. A. Bendle, S. M. Bohaty, S. A. Carr, R. B. Dunbar, J. A. Flores, J. J. Gonzàlez, T. G. Hayden, M. Iwai, F. J. Jimenez-Espejo, K. Katsuki, G. S. Kong, R. M. McKay, M. Nakai, M. P. Olney, S. F. Pekar, J. Pross, C. Riesselman, U. Röhl, T. Sakai, P. K. Shrivastava, C. E. Stickley, S. Sugisaki, L. Tauxe, S. Tuo, T. van de Flierdt, K. Welsh, and M. Yamane

Nature Geoscience (21 April 2013)

DOI: 10.1038/ngeo1783

The growth of ice on Antarctica about 34 million years ago affected sea level. A combination of modelling and marine sediment analyses shows that sea level near the developing ice sheet first fell and then rose as a result of crustal deformation imposed by the ice growth.

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