Oxygen and Carbon Isotopic Data from Wellington Creek, Lorain County, Ohio
Entry ID: CSUOHIO_CESTP_EDP_19960010

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Summary
Abstract: Oxygen isotopic values have been obtained from microsamples of the
aragonitic freshwater bivalves Sphaerium striatinum (Pisidiidae) and
Anodonta grandis (Unionidae) alive from Wellington Creek, Ohio. To
test whether these organisms secrete their shell in isotopic
equilibrium, the delta 18O values of shell aragonite are compared to
ambient water temperature and delta 18O values monitored for > 1
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 41.0   E: -82.0   W: -83.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Tevesz, M.J.S.; E. Barrera, E; S.F. Schwelgien
Dataset Title: Oxygen and Carbon Isotopic Data From Wellington Creek, Lorain County, Ohio
Dataset Release Date: 1996
Dataset Release Place: Cleveland, Ohio
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-12-31
Quality Isotopic values for carbonate were corrected for acid fractionation
and the presence of 17O. Calibration and precision of the analyses
were monitored by daily analysis of standards NBS-18 and NBS-19. It
was determined that precision is better than +/- 0.1 per mil.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Center for Environmental Science, Technology and Policy, Cleveland State University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.csuohio.edu/cestp/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ELIZABETH WHIPPO CLINE
Phone: (216) 687-4835
Fax: (216) 687-5393
Email: e.w.cline at csuohio.edu
Contact Address:
Center for Environmental Science, Technology and Policy
Cleveland State University
1899 East 22nd Street, MC219
City: Cleveland
Province or State: Ohio
Postal Code: 44114-4434
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Size: 4 KB
Distribution Format: compressed ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 330-972-5489
Fax: 330-972-7611
Email: barrera at uakron.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geology
University of Akron
City: Akron
Province or State: Ohio
Postal Code: 44325
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Tevesz, M.J.S.; E. Barrera; and S.F. Schwelgien. 1996. Seasonal
Variation in Oxygen Isotopic Composition of Two Freshwater Bivalves:
Sphaerium striatinum and Anodonta grandis. J. Great Lakes
Res. 22(4):906-916.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 1998-05-06
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