Université de Neuchâtel

Late Cretaceous to early Paleocene climate and sea-level fluctuations : the Tunisian record

Adatte, Thierry ; Keller, Gerta ; Stinnesbeck, Wolfgang

In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2002, vol. 178, p. 165-196

Climate and sea-level fluctuations across the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K–T) transition in Tunisia were examined based on bulk rock and clay mineralogies, biostratigraphy and lithology in five sections (El Melah, El Kef, Elles, Ain Settara and Seldja) spanning from open marine to shallow inner neritic environments. Late Campanian to early Danian trends examined at El Kef and Elles indicate an...