Soreq and Peqiin Cave Speleothem Stable Isotope Data
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2003-061

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Summary
Abstract: Oxygen and carbon stable isotope data from 2 cave speleothems in central
Israel.

Soreq Cave: 31.45N, 35.03E, Judean Mountains, surface elevation 400m, cave
depth 10-50m below surface.

Peqiin Cave: 32.58N, 35.19E, Upper Galilee Mountains, surface elevation 650m,
cave depth 10-30m below surface.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 31.45   S: 31.45   E: 25.03   W: 35.03
Min Depth: 10 M Max Depth: 50 M
  N: 32.58   S: 32.58   E: 35.19   W: 35.19
Min Depth: 10 M Max Depth: 30 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bar-Matthews, M., A. Ayalon, M. Gilmour, A. Matthews, and C.J. Hawkesworth
Dataset Title: Soreq and Peqiin Caves, Israel Speleothem Stable Isotope Data
Dataset Series Name: GBP PAGES/WDCA CONTRIBUTION SERIES NUMBER: 2003-061
Dataset Release Date: September 2003
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: 2003-061
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/pubs/bar-matthews2003/bar-matthews20...
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 250 ka
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ka
Chrono Unit:
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
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: online ftp, www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Geological Survey of Israel
30 Malchei Israel Street
City: Jerusalem
Postal Code: 95501
Country: ISRAEL
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Publications/References
Bar-Matthews, M., A. Ayalon, M. Gilmour, A. Matthews, and C.J. Hawkesworth, 2003, Sea-land oxygen isotopic relationships from planktonic foraminifera and speleothems in the Eastern Mediterranean region and their implication for paleorainfall during interglacial intervals, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67, 17, pp. 3181-3199, 1 September 2003.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-05-22
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