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Dissertation

Effect of the pliocene closure of the Panamanian Gateway on Caribbean and...

The divergence of the SST and SSS records between Caribbean Sites 999 and 1000, and east Pacific Site 1241 monitors the progressive closure of the Panamanian Gateway. The divergence of Caribbean-Pacific SSS is first recognized at Site 1000 (at 5.6 Ma) and ~1.4 million years later at Site 999 (at 4.2...