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Palynological samples
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Warny, S. (2019) "Palynological samples" U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) Data Center. doi:
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Thanks to grant # U.S. National Science Foundation ANT-1048343, our group was selected to study about 700 of the recently-acquired sediment samples in Antarctica, covering ~9 regions and geological time frames ranging from the Paleocene to today. The samples were processed for palynological analyses and the slides are curated at the LSU CENEX center.
Warny, Sophie
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USAP-DC (current)
Spatial Extent(s)
West: -180, East: 180, South: -90, North: -60
  1. Anderson, J.B., Warny, S., Askin, R.A., Wellner, J.S., Bohaty, S.M., Kirshner, A.E., Livsey, D.N., Simms, A.R., Smith, T.R., Ehrmann, W. and Lawver, L.A., 2011. Progressive Cenozoic cooling and the demise of Antarctica’s last refugium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(28), pp.11356-11360. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1014885108)
  2. Feakins, S.J., Warny, S. and Lee, J.E., 2012. Hydrologic cycling over Antarctica during the middle Miocene warming. Nature Geoscience, 5(8), p.557. (doi:10.1038/NGEO1498)
  3. Levy, R., Harwood, D., Florindo, F., Sangiorgi, F., Tripati, R., Von Eynatten, H., Gasson, E., Kuhn, G., Tripati, A., DeConto, R. and Fielding, C., 2016. Antarctic ice sheet sensitivity to atmospheric CO2 variations in the early to mid-Miocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(13), pp.3453-3458. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1516030113)
  4. Warny, S., Askin, R., Anderson, J.B. and Wellner, J.S., 2011. Vegetation and organic-walled phytoplankton at the end of the Antarctic greenhouse world: Latest Eocene cooling events. Tectonic, climatic, and cryospheric evolution of the Antarctic peninsula, 63, pp.193-210. (doi:10.1029/2010SP000965)
  5. Warny, S. and Askin, R., 2011. Last remnants of Cenozoic vegetation and organic-walled phytoplankton in the Antarctic Peninsula’s icehouse world. In tectonic, climatic, and cryospheric evolution of the Antarctic peninsula (Vol. 63, pp. 167-192). Washington, DC: American Geophysical Union. (doi:10.1029/2010SP000996)
  6. Bohaty, S.M., Kulhanek, D.K., Wise, S.W., Jemison, K., Warny, S. and Sjunneskog, C., 2011. Age assessment of Eocene–Pliocene drill cores recovered during the SHALDRIL II expedition, Antarctic Peninsula. Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula, pp.63-113. (doi:10.1029/2010SP001049)
  7. Griener, K.W., Nelson, D.M. and Warny, S., 2013. Declining moisture availability on the Antarctic Peninsula during the Late Eocene. Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology, 383, pp.72-78. (doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.05.004)
  8. Griener, K.W., Warny, S., Askin, R. and Acton, G., 2015. Early to middle Miocene vegetation history of Antarctica supports eccentricity-paced warming intervals during the Antarctic icehouse phase. Global and Planetary Change, 127, pp.67-78. (doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.01.006)
  9. Gulick, S.P., Shevenell, A.E., Montelli, A., Fernandez, R., Smith, C., Warny, S., Bohaty, S.M., Sjunneskog, C., Leventer, A., Frederick, B. and Blankenship, D.D., 2017. Initiation and long-term instability of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet. Nature, 552(7684), p.225. (doi:10.1038/nature25026)
  10. Griener, K.W. and Warny, S., 2015. Nothofagus pollen grain size as a proxy for long-term climate change: An applied study on Eocene, Oligocene, and Miocene sediments from Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 221, pp.138-143. (doi:10.1016/j.revpalbo.2015.06.003)
  11. Warny, S., Kymes, C.M., Askin, R.A., Krajewski, K.P. and Bart, P.J., 2016. Remnants of Antarctic vegetation on King George Island during the early Miocene Melville Glaciation. Palynology, 40(1), pp.66-82. (doi:10.1080/01916122.2014.999954)
  12. Feakins, S.J., Warny, S. and DeConto, R.M., 2014. Snapshot of cooling and drying before onset of Antarctic Glaciation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 404, pp.154-166. (doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.07.032)
  13. Smith, C., Warny, S., Shevenell, A.E., Gulick, S.P. and Leventer, A., 2018. New species from the Sabrina Flora: an early Paleogene pollen and spore assemblage from the Sabrina Coast, East Antarctica. Palynology, pp.1-10. (doi:10.1080/01916122.2018.1471422)
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