Articles | Volume 20, issue 1
Research article
03 Jan 2024
Research article |  | 03 Jan 2024

Paleocene–Eocene age glendonites from the Mid-Norwegian Margin – indicators of cold snaps in the hothouse?

Madeleine L. Vickers, Morgan T. Jones, Jack Longman, David Evans, Clemens V. Ullmann, Ella Wulfsberg Stokke, Martin Vickers, Joost Frieling, Dustin T. Harper, Vincent J. Clementi, and IODP Expedition 396 Scientists


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • CC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-1651', Niels de Winter, 16 Aug 2023
    • AC5: 'Reply on CC1', Madeleine Vickers, 07 Nov 2023
  • RC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-1651', Mikhail Rogov, 19 Aug 2023
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC1', Madeleine Vickers, 07 Nov 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-1651', Anonymous Referee #2, 07 Sep 2023
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC2', Madeleine Vickers, 02 Oct 2023
  • RC3: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-1651', William Rush, 10 Oct 2023
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC3', Madeleine Vickers, 07 Nov 2023
  • EC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-1651', Gerilyn (Lynn) Soreghan, 12 Oct 2023
    • AC4: 'Reply on EC1', Madeleine Vickers, 07 Nov 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (08 Nov 2023) by Gerilyn (Lynn) Soreghan
AR by Madeleine Vickers on behalf of the Authors (13 Nov 2023)  Author's response   Manuscript 
Short summary
The discovery of cold-water glendonite pseudomorphs in sediments deposited during the hottest part of the Cenozoic poses an apparent climate paradox. This study examines their occurrence, association with volcanic sediments, and speculates on the timing and extent of cooling, fitting this with current understanding of global climate during this period. We propose that volcanic activity was key to both physical and chemical conditions that enabled the formation of glendonites in these sediments.