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Sea-surface temperatures of the southwest Pacific Ocean during the Last Glacial Maximum.

Barrows, Timothy; Juggins, Steve; De Deckker, Patrick; Thiede, J; Martinez, J Ignacio

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The southwest Pacific Ocean covers a broad range of surface-water conditions ranging from warm, salty water in the subtropical East Australian Current to fresher, cold water in the Circumpolar Current. Using a new database of planktonic foraminifera assemblages (AUSMAT-F2), we demonstrate that the modern analog technique can be used to accurately reconstruct the magnitude of sea-surfacetemperature (SST) in this region. We apply this technique to data from 29 deep-sea cores along a meridional...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91088
Source: Paleoceanography

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