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
Spatial coordinates   
  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:
ISO Topic Category
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: ftp
Distribution Format: text, excel
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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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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