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Parent record: Datasets relating to core GC-14, located in the Capricorn Channel at a depth of 2004 mbsl

Core GC14 (23o49' 52S 154o21' 67E) was collected from the Capricorn Channel at a depth of 2004 mbsl (metres below sea level). By investigating the properties and components of this core we are able to reveal some information about this hemi-pelagic sedimentary environment over the last glacial / interglacial cycle. Information obtained or inferred from the core include the isotopic composition of oxygen and carbon through time, an age vs. depth profile and the percentage of grainsize fractions throughout the core. X-ray Diffraction (XRD) analyses were also run on several samples from each core to determine changes in the carbonate mineralogy and terrestrial influx, which provided further palaeoclimatic information.

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Title Parent record: Datasets relating to core GC-14, located in the Capricorn Channel at a depth of 2004 mbsl
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency notPlanned
Landing Page http://data.gov.au/dataset/e885cbd8-f8bc-4ed9-a3d4-2a7c3cffdf83
Date Published 2017-06-24
Date Updated 2017-06-24
Contact Point
National Institute of Water and Atmosphere (NIWA)
h.bostock@niwa.co.nz
Geospatial Coverage {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[154.0, -24.0], [154.5, -24.0], [154.5, -23.5], [154.0, -23.5], [154.0, -24.0]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal Australian Oceans Data Network CSW Harvester
Publisher/Agency National Institute of Water and Atmosphere (NIWA)
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