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Kuhnert, Henning; Pätzold, Jürgen; Schnetger, Bernhard; Wefer, Gerold (2002): Stable isotope record of a Bermuda coral. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.733562, Supplement to: Kuhnert, H et al. (2002): Sea-surface temperature variability in the 16th century at Bermuda inferred from coral records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 179(3-4), 159-171, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0031-0182(01)00410-2

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Abstract:
Records of skeletal delta18O in monthly and Sr/Ca ratios in half-yearly resolution were obtained from a Bermuda coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis) for the time period 1520-1603 (+/-15 yr) AD within the Little Ice Age. Annual and decadal averages of both sea-surface temperature proxies indicate temperature variabilities of 0.5°C (standard deviation) and 0.3°C, respectively. Both numbers are close to recent instrumental observations. Approximately 30% of the interannual time series variance of delta18O is concentrated in broad bands centered at periods of ~30, 16, and 7.8 yr, the last two reflecting the influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation. Although this large-scale climate signal is present in the record, there is no correlation with other contemporaneous northern hemisphere proxy data, resulting from spatial differences in climate variability.
Keyword(s):
CORCLIM
Coverage:
Latitude: 32.466667 * Longitude: -64.700000
Date/Time Start: 1984-07-15T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1984-07-15T00:00:00
Event(s):
BDA18-5 * Latitude: 32.466667 * Longitude: -64.700000 * Date/Time: 1984-07-15T00:00:00 * Elevation Start: -11.0 m * Elevation End: 0.0 m * Location: Northeast Breakers, Bermuda * Campaign: Bermuda84 * Basis: Bermuda Bio Station * Method/Device: Core wireline system (CWS) * Comment: Coral species: Diploria strigosa
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