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Late Pleistocene and Holocene sedimentation, rganic-carbon delivery, and paleoclimatic inferences on the continental slope of the northern Pandora Trough, Gulf of Papua

Febo, Lawrence A; Bentley, Sam J.; Wrenn, John H; Droxler, Andre W.; Dickens, GR; Peterson, Larry C.; Opdyke, Bradley


We investigated sediment and organic-carbon accumulation rates in two jumbo piston cores (MV-54, MV-51) retrieved from the midslope of the northeastern Pandora Trough in the Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea. Our data provide a first assessment of mass fluxes over the past ∼33,000 14C years B.P. and variations in organic-carbon sources. Core sediments were analyzed using a suite of physical properties, organic geochemistry, and micropaleontological measurements. MV-54 and MV-51 show two periods...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Geophysical Research
DOI: 10.1029/2006JF000677


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