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Mix, Alan C; Morey, Ann E; Pisias, Nicklas G; Hostetler, Steven W (1999): Calculated sea surface temperatures for the last glacial maximum [dataset]. PANGAEA,, In supplement to: Mix, AC et al. (1999): Foraminiferal faunal estimates of paleotemperature: Circumventing the no-analog problem yields cool ice age tropics. Paleoceanography, 14(3), 350-359,

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Median Latitude: 4.576526 * Median Longitude: -39.985478 * South-bound Latitude: -33.250000 * West-bound Longitude: -126.200000 * North-bound Latitude: 35.050000 * East-bound Longitude: 72.383000
Date/Time Start: 1954-08-08T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1989-09-09T00:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 0.100 m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 7.500 m
A156-4 * Latitude: 34.816667 * Longitude: -74.683333 * Elevation: -3100.0 m * Campaign: A150/180 * Method/Device: Piston corer (PC)
A167-13 * Latitude: 31.650000 * Longitude: -75.350000 * Elevation: -2880.0 m * Recovery: 4.5 m * Campaign: A150/180 * Method/Device: Piston corer (PC)
A167-14 * Latitude: 31.466667 * Longitude: -76.466667 * Elevation: -2633.0 m * Campaign: A150/180 * Method/Device: Piston corer (PC)
SST (1-12) is estimated mean annual Sea Surface Temperature in degrees C at the LGM depth. SST res is the difference between the LGM temperature estimate from this core, and the core-top estimate made with the same faunal transfer function, in the grid box overlying the site. This gridded core-top value is used because some cores with LGM samples do not have corresponding core-top analyses. A modern transfer-function estimate is used, rather than an atlas value, to minimize regional biases in the difference calculation associated with regional residuals in the transfer function. Negative values of LGM-MOD reflect cooling relative to modern conditions. Positive values reflect warming. Estimates are reported here for latitudes -40 to 40. Note, however, that only values from latitudes -20 to 20 were used in the final reconstruction. This is because no cores from higher latitudes were used in the definition of the faunal factors -- thus we consider estimates outside of the tropical latitudes to be suspect.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1Event labelEvent
2Latitude of eventLatitude
3Longitude of eventLongitude
4Elevation of eventElevationm
5DEPTH, sediment/rockDepth sedmGeocode
6Sea surface temperature, annual meanSST (1-12)°CMix, Alan CCalculated, see reference(s)
7Sea surface temperature, residualDelta SST residual°CMix, Alan CCalculated, see reference(s)
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