Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-807-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-807-2016
Research article
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05 Apr 2016
Research article |  | 05 Apr 2016

Model simulations of early westward flow across the Tasman Gateway during the early Eocene

Willem P. Sijp, Anna S. von der Heydt, and Peter K. Bijl

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The timing and role in ocean circulation and climate of the opening of Southern Ocean gateways is as yet elusive. Here, we present the first model results specific to the early-to-middle Eocene where, in agreement with the field evidence, a southerly shallow opening of the Tasman Gateway does indeed cause a westward flow across the Tasman Gateway, in agreement with recent micropalaeontological studies.