Evolution of the Tasman Sea Basin : Proceedings of the Tasman Sea conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 27-30 November 1992 book cover
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Evolution of the Tasman Sea Basin
Proceedings of the Tasman Sea conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 27-30 November 1992



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ISBN 9789054103288
Published January 1, 1994 by CRC Press
272 Pages

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Providing an assessment of the state of knowledge on the Tasman Sea Basin, this text covers an up-to-the-minute assessment of the state of knowledge on the Tasman Sea Basin. The papers deal with the geological & geophysical aspects of Gondawa break-up (opening of the Tasman Sea), including hot-spot-trails, granite emplacement, paleomagnetism & rifted-marginal basins; Paleooceanography, including atmospheric & oceanic circulation patterns; Detailed examinations of oxygen-isotope records, distribution patterns & dissolution records of marine fauna, providing new paleoclimatic & paleogeographic information relating to geologically most recent evolutionary history of Tasman Sea Basin.