Late Holocene Chesapeake Bay Mg/Ca Data and Spring Temperature Reconstruction
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO2003-042

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Summary
Abstract: Late Holocene (2200-present) spring water temperatures from Chesapeake
Bay in the eastern United States determined from magnesium/calcium
(Mg/Ca) ratios in the ostracode Loxoconcha. The file provides a
composite temperature curve constructed from 3 sediment core Mg/Ca
records. Details on chronology, methodology, and implications for
late Holocene climate variability can be found in the original
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 36.0   E: -74.0   W: -78.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cronin, T., et al., 2003
Dataset Title: Late Holocene Chesapeake Bay Mg/Ca Data and Spring Temperature Reconstruction
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology Data Contribution Series #2003-042
Dataset Release Date: June 2003
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder CO, USA.
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/paleocean/by_contributor/cro...
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 2200 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
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
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 703-648-6363
Fax: 703-648-6032
Email: tcronin at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Cronin, T. M., G. S. Dwyer, T. Kamiya, S. Schwede, and D. A. Willard,
2003. Medieval Warm Period, Little Ice Age and 20th Century
Temperature Variability from Chesapeake Bay. Global and Planetary
Change, v. 36, p. 17-29.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-04-19
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