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Dynamics and climatic imprint of the early Antarctic Circumpolar Current (1.0 FTE)

The Cenozoic greenhouse-to-icehouse transition is characterised by the appearance of Antarctic ice sheets at the Eocene-Oligocene boundary, followed by variable ice sheets and final stabilisation during the Mid-Miocene transition. The concurrent emergence of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC) is suggested to be a crucial aspect in Antarctic ice sheet development, but its exact role is still debated. Read more.