Equatorial East Atlantic Planktic Foraminifera Mg/Ca Data
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2000-014

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of Equatorial east Atlantic planktic foraminifera Mg/Ca
data, used by Nuernberg et al for SST reconstructions.

Core 1105
Latitude: 1°39.9´S
Longitude: 12°25.7´W
Bathymetry: 3225 m

Core 1112
Latitude: 5°46.2´S
Longitude: 10°44.7´W
Bathymetry: 3122 m

Variable names: Depth; Age; Mg/Ca; SST
Variable unit: (cm); (kyr); (mmol/mol); (°C)
Data precision: relative standard deviation is < 1% for Mg and Ca,
the relative error in terms of SST is + 0.4°C

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Geographic Coverage
 N: -1.66 S: -1.66  E: -12.43  W: -12.43
 Max Depth: 3225 M
 N: -5.77 S: -5.77  E: -10.74  W: -10.74
 Max Depth: 3122 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: D. Nuernberg, A. Mueller, R. R. Schneider
Dataset Title: Equatorial East Atlantic Planktic Foraminifera Mg/Ca Data
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDCA CONTRIBUTION SERIES NUMBER: 2000-014
Dataset Release Date: 2/2000
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center A for Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: 2000-014
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/paleocean/by_contributor/nue...


Paleo_Temporal_Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 275 ka
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ka
Chrono Unit:


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


Science Keywords
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >ISOTOPES    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >MICROFOSSILS    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >PALEOCLIMATE RECONSTRUCTIONS >SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE RECONSTRUCTION    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Project
PAGES >Past Global Changes, IGBP    [Information]


Keywords
Sea Surface temperature reconstruction
SST
Mg/Ca
Equatorial east Atlantic


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, excel
Fees: none


Personnel
D. NUERNBERG
Role: INVESTIGATOR


A. MUELLER
Role: INVESTIGATOR


RALPH R. SCHNEIDER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Institut fur Geowissenschaften
niversitat Kiel
City: Kiel
Country: Germany


Publications/References
Nuernberg, D., Mueller, A., and Schneider, R.R., 2000, Paleo-sea surface
temperature calculations in the equatorial east Atlantic from Mg/Ca ratios in
planktic foraminifera, Paleoceanography, v.15, No.1, pp.124-134, February
2000.

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-03-08

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