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South Atlantic Younger Dryas Cd/Ca and Cdw (seawater) Data
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO2003-087

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Abstract: ABSTRACT (from the online documentation):
Benthic foraminiferal Cd/Ca from an intermediate depth, western South
Atlantic core documents the history of southward penetration of North
Atlantic Intermediate Water (NAIW). Cd seawater estimates (CdW) for
the last glacial are consistent with the production of NAIW and its
export into the South Atlantic. At ~14.5 ka concurrently with the
onset of the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -21.51   S: -21.51   E: -46.47   W: -46.47
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 1268 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Came, R.E., et al., 2003
Dataset Title: South Atlantic Younger Dryas Cd/Ca and Cdw Data
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology Data Contribution Series # 2003-087
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NGDC Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder CO, USA
Issue Identification: 2003-087
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Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 21 ka
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
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Dataset ID: 2003-087

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City: Boulder
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Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Phone: (508) 289-2838
Email: rcame at
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Came, R.E., D.W. Oppo, and W.B. Curry. 2003. Atlantic Ocean
circulation during the Younger Dryas: Insights from a new Cd/Ca record
from the western subtropical South Atlantic. Paleoceanography,
Vol. 18, No. 4, 1086, doi:10.1029/2003PA000888.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24