Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 01 Issue 02

View Issue TOC
Volume 01, No. 2
Pages 49 - 49


MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS • Arctic Drilling Workshop, Ottawa, June 23–24, 1988

By Randall Jacobson  
Jump to
Citation Copyright & Usage
First Paragraph

Today’s polar oceans represent unique environments because of their cold hydrospheres and because of ice caps on adjacent land masses. These environments are the result of a long-term climate change since the end of the Mesozoic and short-term recurring climate shifts between late Cenozoic glacials and interglacials, Studies of the marine depositional environments and sediments that record this evolution have provided important but fragmentary data to describe the onset of the cold polar climate since late Neogene time and the response of fauna and flora to the cold temperatures. Virtually nothing is known of the transition period.


Jacobson, R. 1988. Arctic Drilling Workshop, Ottawa, June 23–24, 1988. Oceanography 1(2):49, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1988.15.

Copyright & Usage

This is an open access article made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution, and reproduction in any medium or format as long as users cite the materials appropriately, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate the changes that were made to the original content. Images, animations, videos, or other third-party material used in articles are included in the Creative Commons license unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If the material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission directly from the license holder to reproduce the material.