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Enigmatic Earth

Nature Geoscience volume 2, pages 537538 (2009) | Download Citation

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Global warming 55 million years ago was accompanied by a massive injection of carbon into the ocean-atmosphere system, but the resulting climatic warming was much greater than expected from the modelled rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide alone.

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  1. David Beerling is in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK.  d.j.beerling@sheffield.ac.uk

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