Corrections to Hiscott and Aksu papers (PDF) concerning Baffin Bay, Labrador Sea, Marmara Sea and Black Sea.

Key Publications 2002–07:

Marret, F., Mudie, P., Aksu, A., HISCOTT, R.N., 2007. A Holocene dinocyst record of a two-step transformation of the Neoeuxinian brackish water lake into the Black Sea . Quaternary International. Accepted 28 Jan, 2007.

HISCOTT, R.N., Aksu, A.E., Mudie, P.J., Marret, F., Abrajano, T., Kaminski, M.A., Evans, J., Çakıroğlu, A.I., Yaşar, D., 2007. A gradual drowning of the southwestern Black Sea shelf: evidence for a progressive rather than abrupt Holocene reconnection with the eastern Mediterranean Sea through the Marmara Sea Gateway (image). Quaternary International, 167/8:19–34.

Mudie, P., Marret, F., Aksu, A.E., HISCOTT, R.N., Gillespie, H., 2007. Palynological evidence for climatic change, anthropogenic activity and outflow of Black Sea water during the late Pleistocene and Holocene: centennial- to decadal-scale records from the Black and Marmara Seas . Quaternary International, 167/8:73–90.

HISCOTT, R.N., Aksu, A.E., Mudie, P.J., Kaminski, M.A., Abrajano, T., Yaşar, D., Rochon, A., 2007. The Marmara Sea Gateway since ~16 ka: non-catastrophic causes of paleoceanographic events in the Black Sea at 8.4 ka and 7.15 ka. In Yanko-Hombach, V., Gilbert, A.S., Panin, N., and Dolukhanov, P. (eds), The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate, and Human Settlement. Springer, Dordrecht , The , p. 89–117

Wilson , R.C.L., HISCOTT, R.N., 2007. Ar/Ar dating of white mica clasts in early to late post-rift sediments sampled during ODP Leg 210 off Newfoundland . In Tucholke, B.E., Sibuet, J.-C., and Klaus, A. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 210. College Station, Texas , p. 1-13. doi:10.2973/

HISCOTT, R.N., 2007. Paleoflow directions of Albian basin-floor turbidity currents in the Newfoundland Basin . In Tucholke, B., Sibuet, J-C., Klaus, A. et al., Scientific Results, ODP 210. College Station, Texas , p. 1–27. doi:10.2973/

Awadallah, S.A.M. and HISCOTT, R.N., 2004. High-resolution stratigraphy of the deep-water Cloridorme Formation (Ordovician), Gaspé Peninsula , based on K-bentonite and megaturbidite correlations (image). Jour. Earth Sci., 41, p. 1299–1317.

HISCOTT, R.N., 2003. Latest Quaternary Baram prodelta, northwestern Borneo . In Sidi, F.H, Nummedal, D., Imbert, P., Darman, H., and Posamentier, H.W. (eds), Tropical Deltas of Southeast Asia – Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Petroleum Geology. Tulsa : Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Special Publication 76.

Abrajano, T., Aksu, A.E., HISCOTT, R.N. and Mudie, P.J., 2002. Aspects of carbon isotope biogeochemistry of late Quaternary sediments from the Marmara Sea and Black Sea . Mar. Geol., 190:51–164.

Aksu, A.E., HISCOTT, R.N., Mudie, P.J., Rochon, A., Kaminski, M.A., Abrajano, T., and Yaşar, D., 2002a. Persistent Holocene outflow from the Black Sea to the Eastern Mediterranean contradicts Noah's Flood hypothesis. GSA Today, 12(5):4–10.

Aksu, A.E., HISCOTT, R.N., Kaminski, M.A., Mudie, P.J., Gillespie, H., Abrajano, T., and Yaşar, D., 2002b. Last glacial – Holocene paleoceanography of the Black Sea and Marmara Sea : stable isotopic, foraminiferal and coccolith evidence. Mar. Geol., 190:119–150.

Aksu, A.E., HISCOTT, R.N., Yaşar, D., Işler, F.I., and Marsh, S., 2002c. Seismic stratigraphy of Late Quaternary deposits from the southwestern Black Sea shelf: evidence for non-catastrophic variations in sea-level during the last ~10,000 years. Mar. Geol., 190:61–94.

HISCOTT, R.N., and Aksu, A.E., 2002. Late Quaternary history of the Marmara Sea and Black Sea from high-resolution seismic and gravity core studies. Mar. Geol., 190:261–282.

HISCOTT, R.N., Aksu, A.E., Yaşar, D., Kaminski, M.A., Mudie, P.J., Kostylev, V., MacDonald, J., Işler, F.I., and Lord, A.R., 2002. Deltas south of the Bosphorus Strait (image) record persistent Black Sea outflow to the Marmara Sea since ~10 ka. Mar. Geol., 190:95–118.

Kaminski, M.A., Aksu, A.E., HISCOTT, R.N., Box, M., Al-Salameen M., and Filipescu, S., 2002. Late glacial to Holocene benthic foraminifera in the Marmara Sea : implications for Black Sea – Mediterranean Sea connections following the last deglaciation. Mar. Geol., 190:165–202.

Yaltırak, C., Sakınç, M., Aksu, A.E., HISCOTT, R.N., Galleb, B., and Ülgen, U.B., 2002. Late Pleistocene uplift history along the southwestern Marmara Sea determined from raised coastal deposits and global sea-level variations. Mar. Geol., 190:283–306.


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