The first record of the "Mid-Barremian" Oceanic Anoxic Event and the Late Hauterivian platform drowning of the Bilecik platform, Sakarya Zone, western Turkey

Yilmaz I. O., Altiner D., Tekin U. K., Ocakoglu F.

CRETACEOUS RESEARCH, vol.38, pp.16-39, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.cretres.2012.04.010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.16-39
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The late Hauterivian platform drowning has been recorded in the Hauterivian/Barremian boundary beds in western Turkey. This drowning event recorded by presence of hardgrounds, glauconite- and phosphate-bearing facies over the platform carbonates is followed up by pelagic carbonates.