Ancient mountains recorded in Antarctic sandstones reveal potential links to global events

August 6, 2020 - General

A new analysis of sandstones from Antarctica indicates there may be important links between the generation of mountain belts and major transitions in Earth’s atmosphere and oceans.

A team of researchers led by UW Oshkosh geologist Timothy Paulsen analyzed sandstone samples collected
from the Transantarctic Mountains [Credit: Timothy Paulsen, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh]A team of researchers analyzed the chemistry of tiny…

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