Advances in Antarctic chronology, paleoenvironment, and paleoclimate using microfossils: results from recent and legacy coring campaigns
Advances in Antarctic chronology, paleoenvironment, and paleoclimate using microfossils: results from recent and legacy coring campaigns
Editor(s): David Harwood, Masao Iwai, Denise K. Kulhanek, R. Mark Leckie, and Francesca Sangiorgi
There have been several International Ocean Discovery Program expeditions to the Antarctic in recent years, including 374 (Ross Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History), 379 (Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History), 382 (Iceberg Alley), and 383 (Dynamics of Pacific Antarctic Circumpolar Current, DYNAPACC) as well as numerous national campaigns on oceanographic vessels. These cruises have resulted in an abundance of new studies using microfossils as biostratigraphic and paleoceanographic indicators, in the identification of new taxa, and in advances in geochemical techniques utilizing microfossils or the biomarker they produce. In addition, work on legacy core collections continues to produce new and important Cenozoic records. This special volume provides an opportunity to publish important new studies that will greatly improve our knowledge of Antarctic micropalaeontology and climate evolution in a single special volume.

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11 Jul 2024
Pliocene–Pleistocene warm-water incursions and water mass changes on the Ross Sea continental shelf (Antarctica) based on foraminifera from IODP Expedition 374
Julia L. Seidenstein, R. Mark Leckie, Robert McKay, Laura De Santis, and David Harwood
J. Micropalaeontol., 43, 211–238,,, 2024
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01 Jul 2024
Return to the Ross Ice Shelf Project (RISP), Site J-9 (1977–1979): perspectives of West Antarctic Ice Sheet history from Miocene and Holocene benthic foraminifera
Serena N. Dameron, R. Mark Leckie, David Harwood, Reed Scherer, and Peter-Noel Webb
J. Micropalaeontol., 43, 187–209,,, 2024
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18 Jun 2024
South Georgia marine productivity over the past 15 ka and implications for glacial evolution
Jack T. R. Wilkin, Sev Kender, Rowan Dejardin, Claire S. Allen, Victoria L. Peck, George E. A. Swann, Erin L. McClymont, James D. Scourse, Kate Littler, and Melanie J. Leng
J. Micropalaeontol., 43, 165–186,,, 2024
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12 Jun 2024
Two new clavate Fragilariopsis and one new Rouxia diatom species with biostratigraphic and paleoenvironmental applications for the Pliocene-Pleistocene, East Antarctica
Grace Duke, Josie Frazer, Briar Taylor-Silva, and Christina Riesselman
J. Micropalaeontol., 43, 139–163,,, 2024
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17 May 2024
Diatom and radiolarian biostratigraphy in the Pliocene sequence of ODP Site 697 (Jane Basin, Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean)
Yuji Kato, Iván Hernández-Almeida, and Lara F. Pérez
J. Micropalaeontol., 43, 93–119,,, 2024
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24 Jan 2024
Radiolarian assemblages related to the ocean–ice interaction around the East Antarctic coast
Mutsumi Iizuka, Takuya Itaki, Osamu Seki, Ryosuke Makabe, Motoha Ojima, and Shigeru Aoki
J. Micropalaeontol., 43, 37–53,,, 2024
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18 Dec 2023
Miocene Climatic Optimum fungal record and plant-based CREST climatic reconstruction from southern McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
Mallory Pilie, Martha E. Gibson, Ingrid C. Romero, Noelia B. Nuñez Otaño, Matthew J. Pound, Jennifer M. K. O'Keefe, and Sophie Warny
J. Micropalaeontol., 42, 291–307,,, 2023
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13 Sep 2023
Paleoenvironmental changes related to the variations of the sea-ice cover during the Late Holocene in an Antarctic fjord (Edisto Inlet, Ross Sea) inferred by foraminiferal association
Giacomo Galli, Caterina Morigi, Romana Melis, Alessio Di Roberto, Tommaso Tesi, Fiorenza Torricella, Leonardo Langone, Patrizia Giordano, Ester Colizza, Lucilla Capotondi, Andrea Gallerani, and Karen Gariboldi
J. Micropalaeontol., 42, 95–115,,, 2023
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02 Jun 2023
An expanded database of Southern Hemisphere surface sediment dinoflagellate cyst assemblages and their oceanographic affinities
Lena Mareike Thöle, Peter Dirk Nooteboom, Suning Hou, Rujian Wang, Senyan Nie, Elisabeth Michel, Isabel Sauermilch, Fabienne Marret, Francesca Sangiorgi, and Peter Kristian Bijl
J. Micropalaeontol., 42, 35–56,,, 2023
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