Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum linked to continental arc flare-up in Iran?

Annique van der Boon1, Klaudia Kuiper2, Robin van der Ploeg1, Margot Cramwinckel1, Maryam Honarmand3, Appy Sluijs4, Wout Krijgsman5 and Cor G Langereis1, (1)Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, (2)VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (3)Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Earth Sciences, Zanjan, Iran, (4)Marine Palynology and Paleoceanography, Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University. Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Budapestlaan 4, 3584CD, Utrecht, Netherlands, (5)Utrecht Univ, Utrecht, Netherlands