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Re: Evidence of Cretaceous Glaciation and its Impact on Dinosaurs

Wow, fascinating. Plopped Bornemann 2008 into WOS and got 57  results,
of which the following looks relevant:

Miller, Kenneth G. Broken greenhouse windows    NATURE
GEOSCIENCE      1752-0894       JUL     2009    2       7 465   466             

On the origin of Cenozoic and Mesozoic "third-order" eustatic sequences
Author(s): Boulila Slah; Galbrun Bruno; Miller Kenneth G.; et al.
Source: EARTH-SCIENCE REVIEWS  Volume: 109   Issue: 3-4   Pages:
94-112   DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2011.09.003   Published: DEC 2011

Title: Cool episodes in the Cretaceous - Exploring the effects of
physical forcings on Antarctic snow accumulation
Author(s): Floegel S.; Wallmann K.; Kuhnt W.
Source: EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS  Volume: 307   Issue: 3-4
 Pages: 279-288   DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.04.024   Published: JUL 15

Title: Carbon and oxygen stable isotopes of selected Cenomanian and
Turonian rudists from Egypt and Czech Republic, and a note on changes
in rudist diversity
Author(s): El-Shazly Soheir; Kostak Martin; Abdel-Gawad Gouda; et al.
Source: BULLETIN OF GEOSCIENCES  Volume: 86   Issue: 2   Pages:
209-226   DOI: 10.3140/bull.geosci.1151   Published: 2011

Title: Campanian - Maastrichtian carbon isotope stratigraphy:
shelf-ocean correlation between the European shelf sea and the
tropical Pacific Ocean
Author(s): Voigt Silke; Friedrich Oliver; Norris Richard D.; et al.
Source: NEWSLETTERS ON STRATIGRAPHY  Volume: 44   Issue: 1   Pages:
57-72   DOI: 10.1127/0078-0421/2010/0004   Published: OCT 2010

Title: Early Maastrichtian carbon cycle perturbation and cooling
event: Implications from the South Atlantic Ocean
Author(s): Friedrich Oliver; Herrle Jens O.; Wilson Paul A.; et al.
Source: PALEOCEANOGRAPHY  Volume: 24     Article Number: PA2211   DOI:
10.1029/2008PA001654   Published: MAY 27 2009

Title: Sea-level control on facies architecture in the
Cenomanian-Coniacian Apulian margin (Western Tethys): A record of
glacio-eustatic fluctuations during the Cretaceous greenhouse?
Author(s): Galeotti Simone; Rusciadelli Giovanni; Sprovieri Mario; et al.
Issue: 1-4   Pages: 196-205   DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.03.011
Published: MAY 15 2009
Times Cited: 9 (from All Databases)

Title: Blake Nose stable isotopic evidence against the mid-Cenomanian
glaciation hypothesis
Author(s): Ando Atsushi; Huber Brian T.; MacLeod Kenneth G.; et al.
Source: GEOLOGY  Volume: 37   Issue: 5   Pages: 451-454   DOI:
10.1130/G25580A.1   Published: MAY 2009

Title: Evidence for glacioeustatic control of large, rapid sea-level
fluctuations during the Albian-Cenomanian: Dakota formation, eastern
margin of western interior seaway, USA
Author(s): Koch Jesse T.; Brenner Robert L.
Source: CRETACEOUS RESEARCH  Volume: 30   Issue: 2   Pages: 411-423
DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2008.08.002   Published: APR 2009

Title: The Aptian - Albian cold snap: Evidence for "mid" Cretaceous
icehouse interludes
Author(s): Mutterlose Joerg; Bornemann Andre; Herrle Jens
Volume: 252   Issue: 2   Pages: 217-225   DOI:
10.1127/0077-7749/2009/0252-0217   Published: 2009

Title: Climate-ocean coupling off North-West Africa during the Lower
Albian: The Oceanic Anoxic Event 1b
Author(s): Hofmann Peter; Stuesser Isabel; Wagner Thomas; et al.
Issue: 3-4   Pages: 157-165   DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2008.02.014
Published: JUN 4 2008


On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 8:54 PM,  <john-schneiderman@cox.net> wrote:
> There is indirect evidence that a glaciation event existed during the late
> Aptian-early Cenomanian [approximately 100 MA].  Here in eastern Nebraska
> the event is recorded by a large-scale, unconformity-bounded sequence of the
> lower Woodbury Member of the Dakota Sandstone [aka "Muddy-Mowry Seaway" or
> "Muddy sandstone"]. An eustatic sea-level mechanism lowered worldwide
> sea-levels by more than 25 m and that this sea-level fall occurred in a
> rather short period of geologic time. A glacioeustatic component is most
> likely to account for the observed sea-level changes during the
> mid-Cretaceous “greenhouse” world. I'm not aware of the existence of
> large-scale continental ice sheets. But, a Southern Hemisphere polar ice
> sheet with limited extent and volume compared to “icehouse” continental ice
> sheets, and global alpine glaciers that were fed by wet climate cycles [a
> local condition which is well documented during Dakota sedimentation] could
> account for sea-level fluctuations that resulted in valley incision and
> subsequent filling.
> Does anyone know of additional works on mid-Cretaceous glaciation and if so
> what sort of impact would be found on dinosaur diversity and/or range?
> references:
> Alley, N.F., and Frakes, L.A. 2003. First known Cretaceous Glaciation:
> Livingston Tillite Member of the Cadna-owie Formation, South Australia.
> Australian Journal of Earth Science. v. 50, p. 139-144.
> Bornemann, Norris, Friedrich, Beckmann, Schouten, Sinninghe Damsté, Vogel,
> Hofmann and Wagner.2008. "Isotopic Evidence for Glaciation During the
> Cretaceous Supergreenhouse" Science Vol. 319 no. 5860 pp. 189-192
> Gale, A.S., Hardenbol, J., Hathaway, B., Kennedy, W.J., Young, J.R., and
> Phansalker, V. 2002. Global correlation of Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous)
> sequences: Evidence for Milankovitch control on sea level. Geology. v. 30,
> p. 291-294.
> Haq, B.U., Hardenbol, J., and Vail, P.R. 1987. Chronology of Fluctuating Sea
> Levels since the Triassic. Science. V. 235, n. 4793, p. 1156-1167.
> Immenhauser, A. 2005. High-rate sea-level change during the Mesozoic: New
> approaches to an old problem. Sedimentary Geology, Vol. 175, p. 277-296.
> Ludvigson, G.A., Gonzalez, L.A., Metzger, R.A., Witzke, B.J., Brenner, R.L.,
> Murillo, A.P., White, T.S. 1998. Meteoric sphaerosiderite lines and their
> use for paleohydrology and paleoclimatology. Geology, v. 26, n. 11, p.
> 1039-1042.
> Miller, K.G., Sugarman, P.J., Browning, J.B., Kominz, M.A., Hernandez, J.C.,
> Olsson, R.K., Wright, J.D., Feigenson, M.D., and Van Sickel, W. 2003. Late
> Cretaceous chronology of large, rapid sea-level changes: Glacioeustasy
> during the greenhouse world. Geology. v. 31, no. 7 (July), p. 585-588.
> Sahagian, D., Pinous, O., Olferiev, A., and Zakharov, V. 1996. Eustatic
> Curve for the Middle Jurassic-Cretaceous Based on Russian Platform and
> Siberian Stratigraphy: Zonal Resolution. AAPG Bulletin. v. 80, no. 9. p.
> 1433-1458
> Stoll, H.M., and Schrag, D.P. 1996. Evidence for glacial control of rapid
> sea-level changes in the Early Cretaceous. Science. v. 272, p. 1771-1774.

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