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Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (Q55826) [edit]

a rapid (in geological terms) global warming, profound changes in ecosystems, and major perturbations in the carbon cycle which started about 55.0 million years ago [edit]

Also known as:
  • PETM
  • Eocene thermal maximum 1
  • ETM1
  • Initial Eocene
  • Late Paleocene Thermal Maximum
  • IETM
  • LPTM


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