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Quantifying the isotopic composition of oxygen and carbon with increasing depth in core GC12, located in the Capricorn Channel

A gravity core (GC12) was collected from a depth of 990.5 mbsl within the Capricorn Channel, southern Great Barrier Reef (GBR). The data from stable isotopes of Globigerinoides ruber were analysed to allow a preliminary understanding of the hemipelagic sedimentary environment over the last glacial / interglacial cycle. The results suggest that the core reaches the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) at ~170cm depth and MIS 4 at ~450cm corresponding to heavier 18-O values and other measured parameters.

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Title Quantifying the isotopic composition of oxygen and carbon with increasing depth in core GC12, located in the Capricorn Channel
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency notPlanned
Landing Page http://data.gov.au/dataset/570c797e-5c38-4fa5-94a8-c756b0829d3b
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": [[[151.5, -24.5], [153.0, -24.5], [153.0, -23.0], [151.5, -23.0], [151.5, -24.5]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal data.gov.au
Publisher/Agency National Institute of Water and Atmosphere (NIWA)
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