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Aptian mystery solved

The volcanic eruption that created the Ontong Java Plateau released large quantities of carbon dioxide. A reconstruction of CO2 concentrations suggests that the eruption promoted climate change and the expansion of ocean anoxia.

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Figure 1: The Aptian in outcrop.



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Stoll, H. Aptian mystery solved. Nature Geosci 9, 95–96 (2016).

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