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Synchroneity of meltwater pulse 1a and the Bolling warming:New evidence from the South China Sea

Kienast, M; Hanebuth, T J J; Pelejero, Carles; Steinke, S

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A twofold decrease in long-chain n-alcane (n-nonacosane) concentrations in a downcore record from the northern South China Sea indicates a rapid drop in the supply of terrigenous organic matter to the open South China Sea during the last deglaciation, paralleled by an equally rapid increase in sea-surface temperatures, corresponding with the Bølling warming at 14.7 ka. The sudden drop in terrigenous organic matter delivery to this marginal basin is interpreted to reflect a short-term response...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74775
Source: Geology
DOI: 10.1130/0091-7613(2003)031<0067:SOMPAT>2.0.CO;2

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