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Uplift of Africa as a potential cause for Neogene intensification of the Benguela upwelling system
Jung, G.; Prange, M.; Schulz, M. (2014). Uplift of Africa as a potential cause for Neogene intensification of the Benguela upwelling system. Nature Geoscience 7(10): 741-747. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2249
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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  • Jung, G.
  • Prange, M.
  • Schulz, M.

Abstract
    The Benguela current cooled over the past 12 million years. Numerical modelling suggests that uplift of parts of Africa during this time enhanced coastal low level winds and promoted greater upwelling of cool subsurface waters.

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