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Grobe, Hannes (1986): Documentation and sedimentology of core PS1021-1 from the Antarctic continental margin off Kap Norvegia. PANGAEA,, Supplement to: Grobe, H (1986): Sedimentation processes on the antarctic continental margin at Kapp Norvegia during the Late Pleistocene. Geologische Rundschau, 75/1, 97-104,

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Sedimentological analyses concerning ice rafted debris, grain size distribution, biogenous components, and clay mineral composition of four sediment cores from the Antarctic continental margin off Kapp Norvegia reveal a cyclical pattern of three different sediment facies. These are classified into warm and cold types representing warm and cold climatic periods and a short transition period from cold to warm events.
The sedimentological parameters reflect the variations within the cryosphere and the hydrosphere, which are directly influenced by the climatic fluctuations. The unusually high content of carbonaceous planktonic and benthonic foraminifera in these polar sediments, as well as the interfingering of terrigeneous and biogeneous-rich sediments with increasing distance from the continent, might reflect the influence of the Weddell Sea Polynya and the oscillations of polynya, pack-ice and ice shelf extent during the late Pleistocene.
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Grobe, Hannes (1986): Spätpleistozäne Sedimentationsprozesse am antarktischen Kontinentalhang vor Kapp Norvegia, östliche Weddell See. Berichte zur Polarforschung = Reports on Polar Research, 27, 121 pp,
Hempel, Gotthilf (1983): Die Expedition ANTARKTIS-I mit FS POLARSTERN 1982/83. Berichte zur Polarforschung = Reports on Polar Research, 14, 141 pp,
Latitude: -70.942830 * Longitude: -13.653500
Date/Time Start: 1983-03-04T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1983-03-04T00:00:00
PS1021-1 (PS01/221) * Latitude: -70.942830 * Longitude: -13.653500 * Date/Time: 1983-03-04T00:00:00 * Elevation: -2225.0 m * Penetration: 11.4 m * Recovery: 9.3 m * Location: Kapp Norvegia * Campaign: ANT-I/2 (PS01) * Basis: Polarstern * Method/Device: Gravity corer (Kiel type) (SL) * Comment: 8 core sections: 0-0.27, 0.27-1.27, 1.27-2.27, 2.27-3.27, 3.27-4.27, 4.27-5.27, 5.27-8.28, 8.28-9.13 m
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