High Pacific native Xiao

Core/Site name:

DD2

Country/Region:

China/East China Sea

Elevation:

-44

Archive:

marine sediments (downcore)

Proxy measurement:

Sediment grain size

Sampling resolution:

decadal

Dating resolution:

500 years

Dating information:

Three dating results for the past 2000 years:282, 951, 1527 aBP

Startyear:

AD 0

Endyear:

AD 2000

All uncertainties:

less dating results

Description:

Description & Notes:# East China Sea High-Resolution Grain Size Data.# Core study indicates that there are at least 9 abrupt grain-size increases in# the past 2000 years, with each corresponding very well with the low-temperature# events in Chinese history, which might result from the periodical strengthening# of the East Asian

Data entered by name:

Hong Yan

Data entered by email:

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Main reference(s):

Xiao, S., A. Li, F. Jiang, T. Li, P. Huang, and Z. Xu. 2005. Recent 2000-year geological records of mud in the inner shelf of the East China Sea and their climatic implications. Chinese Sciences Bulletin 50(5), 466-471.

Link to reference 1:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/4101627625602225/

Data storage link 1:

ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/paleocean/sediment_files/complete/dd2-tab.txt

Current dating method:

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Annual snow acc rate:

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