Amazon Basin Pleistocene Precipitation Reconstruction Data
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_1999-039

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of magnetic susceptibility, % reflectance, and first
derivatives of %reflectance for Ocean Drilling Program Sites 925-926 following
the shipboard splice.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 15.0 S: -15.0  E: -10.0  W: -45.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Sara E. Harris
Dataset Title: Amazon Basin Pleistocene Precipitation Reconstruction Data
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDCA CONTRIBUTION SERIES NUMBER: 1999-039
Dataset Release Date: 7/1999
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/ World Data Center Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: 1999-039
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/paleocean/by_contributor/har...


Paleo_Temporal_Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 1.81 ma
Paleo Stop Date: 0.012 ma
Chrono Unit:


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN


Science Keywords
OCEANS >OCEAN CHEMISTRY >CARBONATE    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >SEDIMENTS    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >AGE DETERMINATIONS    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >PALEOCLIMATE RECONSTRUCTIONS >DROUGHT/PRECIPITATION RECONSTRUCTION    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Project
PAGES >Past Global Changes, IGBP    [Information]


Keywords
Ocean Reflectance
Magnetic susceptibility
CACO3
goethite
Solar insolation


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
NOAA/NCDC


Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WDC/PALEOCLIMATOLOGY, BOULDER
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
NOAA/NCDC Code E/GCx3
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: ftp
Distribution_Format: text
Fees: none


Personnel
SARA E. HARRIS
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Sea Education Association


ALAN C. MIX
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: mix at oce.orst.edu
Contact Address:
Oregon State University
City: Corvallis
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97331
Country: USA


Publications/References
Harris, S.E. and A.C. Mix, 1999. Pleistocene precipitation balance in the
Amazon Basin recorded in deep sea sediments. Quaternary Research 51, 14-26.

Bickert, T., Curry, W.B., and Wefer, G., 1997. Late Pliocene to Holocene (2.6 to 0 Ma) western equatorial Atlantic deep water circulation: inferences from benthic stable isotopes, Leg 154. In: Shackleton, N.J., Curry, W.B., Richter, C., and Bralower, T.J. (Eds.). Proc. ODP Sci. Results, 154: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 239-253.

Laskar, J., Joutel, F., and Boudin, F., 1993. Orbital, precessional and
insolation quantities for the Earth from -20Myr to +10Myr. Astronomy and
Astrophysics, 270, 522-533.

Shackleton, N.J., and Crowhurst, S., 1997. Sediment fluxes based on an
orbitally tuned time scale 5 Ma to 14 Ma, Site 926. In: Shackleton, N.J.,
Curry, W.B., Richter, C., and Bralower, T.J. (Eds.). Proc. ODP Sci. Results,154: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 69-77.

Tiedemann, R., and Franz, S.O., 1997. Deep-water circulation, chemistry and terrigenous sediment supply in the equatorial Atlantic during the Pliocene, 3.3-2.6 Ma and 5-4.5 Ma. In: Shackleton, N.J., Curry, W.B., Richter, C., and Bralower, T.J. (Eds.). Proc. ODP Sci. Results, 154: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 299-318.

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-12-04

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