Controls on boron incorporation in cultured tests of the planktic foraminifer Orbulina universa

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2011

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Allen, Katherine A
Hönisch, Bärbel
Eggins, Stephen
Yu, Jimin
Spero, Howard
Elderfield, H

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Elsevier

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Culture experiments with living planktic foraminifers reveal that the ratio of boron to calcium (B/Ca) in Orbulina universa increases from 56 to 92μmolmol-1 when pH is raised from 7.61+/-0.02 to 8.67+/-0.03 (total scale). Across this pH range, the abunda

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Keywords: B incorporation; Boron concentrations; Carbonate system; Foraminifers; Laser-ablation-ICP-MS; Orbulina universa; Partition coefficient; pH range; pH sensitive; Planktic foraminifera; Salinity change; Boron; Calcite; Carbonate minerals; Carbonation; Salini Boron; Orbulina universa; PH proxy; Planktic foraminifera; Seawater carbonate system

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Earth and Planetary Science Letters

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Journal article

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10.1016/j.epsl.2011.07.010

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2037-12-31