Low Atlantic Native Andrews

Country/Region:

Icelandic Shelf

Archive:

marine sediments (downcore)

Proxy measurement:

X-ray diffraction analysis of the

Sampling resolution:

centennial

Climate sensitivity:

other (ice-rafted debris)

Dating resolution:

variable between cores; lowest resolution is 6 dates for 11.45 m of core (approx 10,000 years)

Dating information:

not stated

Startyear:

0 Cal Yr BP

Endyear:

12000 Cal Yr BP

All uncertainties:

Replicate sample runs resulted in fractional errors of ±0.1, ±0.3 and ±0.06 for means of 1.3, 1.1 and 16.7 wt% for quartz, k-feldspar andplagioclase, respectively.

Description:

Quantitative X-ray diffraction analysis of the

Data entered by name:

Cunningham, Laura

Data entered by email:

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Main reference(s):

Andrews, J.T. 2009. Seeking a Holocene drift ice proxy: non-clay mineral variations from the SW to N-central Iceland shelf: trends, regime shifts, and periodicities. Journal of Quaternary Science, Vol. 24, Issue 7, pp. 664-676, October 2009. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1257

Link to reference 1:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jqs.1257/pdf

Data storage link 1:

http://hurricane.ncdc.noaa.gov/pls/paleox/f?p=519:1:1916951503282498::::P1_STUDY_ID:12357

Comments:

Lar-lon above is center of box

Current dating method:

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Annual snow acc rate:

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Category: Ocean2k