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Mg/Ca-temperature calibration for the benthic foraminifera Melonis barleeanum and Melonis pompilioides

Hasenfratz, Adam P.; Schiebel, Ralf; Thornalley, David J.R.; Schönfeld, Joachim; Jaccard, Samuel L.; Martínez-García, Alfredo; Holbourn, Ann; Jennings, Anne E.; Kuhnt, Wolfgang; Lear, Caroline H.; Marchitto, Thomas M.; Quillmann, Ursula; Rosenthal, Yair; Yu, Jimin; Haug, Gerald H.

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An important tool for deep-sea temperature reconstruction is Mg/Ca paleothermometry applied to benthic foraminifera. Foraminifera of the genus Melonis appear to be promising candidates for temperature reconstructions due to their wide geographical and bathymetric distribution, and their infaunal habitat, which was suggested to reduce secondary effects from carbonate ion saturation (Δ[CO₃²⁻]). Here, we make substantial advances to previous calibration efforts and present new multi-lab Mg/Ca data...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/139086
Source: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.08.038

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