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Archer, David E (1999): Opal, quartz and calcium carbonate content in surface sediments of the ocean floor. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.56017

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Related to:
Archer, David E (1996): An atlas of the distribution of calcium carbonate in sediments of the deep sea. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 10(1), 159-174, https://doi.org/10.1029/95GB03016
Project(s):
Silicon Cycling in the World Ocean (SINOPS)
Coverage:
Median Latitude: -1.286588 * Median Longitude: -132.011122 * South-bound Latitude: -78.000000 * West-bound Longitude: 0.000000 * North-bound Latitude: 78.900000 * East-bound Longitude: -0.220000
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: m
Event(s):
SURArcher1996 * Elevation Start: 0.0 m * Elevation End: 0.0 m * Campaign: compiled data * Device: Dummy (DUMMY) * Comment: This is a virtual site to link a compiled data set from ocean bottom sediments
Comment:
Data compiled from different sources, see column Reference for originator. This is a revised version of the original data set of 1999.
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1Sample code/labelSample label
2LATITUDELatitudeGeocode
3LONGITUDELongitudeGeocode
4DEPTH, sediment/rockDepthmGeocode
5Depth, bathymetricBathy depthm
6Calcium carbonateCaCO3%
7Opal, carbonate free fractionSiO2 carb free%
8Opal, biogenic silicabSiO2%
9QuartzQz%
10Carbonate ion[CO3]2-µmol/l
11Carbonate, critical[CO3]2- critµmol/l
12Delta carbonate ion contentD[CO3]2-µmol/kg
13Reference/sourceReference
Size:
36229 data points

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