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Volume 12, issue 2
Clim. Past, 12, 241–253, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-241-2016
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Special issue: Climatic and biotic events of the Paleogene

Clim. Past, 12, 241–253, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-241-2016
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Research article 10 Feb 2016

Research article | 10 Feb 2016

Estimates of late middle Eocene pCO2 based on stomatal density of modern and fossil Nageia leaves

X. Y. Liu et al.

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We reconstruct late middle Eocene (42.0–38.5 Ma) pCO2 based on the fossil leaves of Nageia maomingensis Jin et Liu collected from the Maoming Basin, Guangdong Province, China. This work indicates that the stomatal density (SD) inversely responds to pCO2, while stomatal index (SI) has almost no relationship with pCO2, using "modern" leaves of N. motleyi (Parl.) De Laub. Regression approach gives a pCO2 of 351.9 ± 6.6 ppmv, whereas stomatal ratio method gives a pCO2 of 537.5 ± 56.5 ppmv.
We reconstruct late middle Eocene (42.0–38.5 Ma) pCO2 based on the fossil leaves of Nageia...
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