Laing Terrace, Papua New Guinea Fossil and Living Coral Isotope (delta 18O) Data for 130,000 years BP to Present
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Summary
Abstract: Results of analysis of a core collected from a 'fossil' massive Porites coral
exposed in the raised reefs around Laing Island, Papua New Guinea. The coral
grew about 2.7 ka BP, when sea-level was similar to its present day level. The
core was collected vertically down the axis of maximum growth of the colony.
This core was subsampled into 2mm growth increments, resulting in an average of
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -4.15   S: -4.15   E: 144.88   W: 144.88

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Tudhope, A.W., et. al.
Dataset Title: Laing Terrace, Papua New Guinea Fossil and Living Coral Isotope (delta 18O) Data for 130,000 years BP to Present
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDCA CONTRIBUTION SERIES NUMBER: 2001-073
Dataset Release Date: Oct 2001
Dataset Release Place: Boulder
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: 2001-073
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/coral/west_pacific/papua_new...
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
NOAA_NGDC_PALEO_PNGCORAL

Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 2.7 ka
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ka
Chrono Unit: Chrono Unit:
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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
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City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Format: text
Fees: On-line data are available free of charge.
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: sandy.tudhope at ed.ac.uk
Contact Address:
Department of Geology & Geophysics
Edinburgh University
City: Edinburgh
Postal Code: EH9 3JW
Country: United Kingdom
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Publications/References
Tudhope, A.W., C.P. Chilcott, M.T. McCulloch, E.R. Cook, J. Chappell, R.M.
Ellam, D.W. Lea, J.M Lough, and G.B. Shimmield, 2001, Variability in the El
Nino-Southern Oscillation through a glacial-interglacial cycle. Science, v.291
(5508), pp. 1511-1517, February 23, 2001.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-06
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