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Collins, James A; Schefuß, Enno; Heslop, David; Mulitza, Stefan; Prange, Matthias; Zabel, Matthias; Tjallingii, Rik; Dokken, Trond; Huang, Enqing; Mackensen, Andreas; Schulz, Michael; Tian, Jun; Zarriess, Michelle; Wefer, Gerold (2011): (Figure 2) C31 δ¹³C, %C3 vegetation, wet season length and mean annual rainfall for tropical western Africa: mean values for Last Glacial Maximum, Heinrich Stadial 1, mid-Holocene and late Holocene timeslices. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.757391, In supplement to: Collins, JA et al. (2011): Interhemispheric symmetry of tropical African rainbelt over the past 23,000 years. Nature Geoscience, 4(1), 42-45, https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1039

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Coverage:
Median Latitude: 3.174302 * Median Longitude: -3.065469 * South-bound Latitude: -17.157217 * West-bound Longitude: -18.581700 * North-bound Latitude: 20.751700 * East-bound Longitude: 13.400250
Date/Time Start: 1988-02-28T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2005-06-26T22:26:00
Minimum Elevation: -3223.0 m * Maximum Elevation: -426.0 m
Event(s):
175-1078C * Latitude: -11.920770 * Longitude: 13.400250 * Date/Time Start: 1997-09-03T18:10:00 * Date/Time End: 1997-09-04T06:05:00 * Elevation: -426.0 m * Penetration: 165.2 m * Recovery: 149.58 m * Location: Benguela Current, South Atlantic Ocean * Campaign: Leg175 * Basis: Joides Resolution * Method/Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: 18 cores; 165.2 m cored; 0 m drilled; 90.5 % recovery
GeoB1023-5 * Latitude: -17.157217 * Longitude: 11.011667 * Date/Time: 1988-02-28T00:00:00 * Elevation: -1978.0 m * Penetration: 12 m * Recovery: 9.5 m * Location: Angola Basin * Campaign: M6/6 * Basis: Meteor (1986) * Method/Device: Gravity corer (Kiel type) (SL) * Comment: cc: clay, olivgreen, shells
GeoB4905-4 * Latitude: 2.500000 * Longitude: 9.390000 * Date/Time: 1998-03-01T06:48:00 * Elevation: -1328.0 m * Recovery: 12.18 m * Location: off Cameroon * Campaign: M41/1 * Basis: Meteor (1986) * Method/Device: Gravity corer (Kiel type) (SL) * Comment: CC: dark olive hemipelagic mud
Comment:
calc. % C3: Estimates are based on d13C values for C4 plants of -21.7 per mil and for C3 plants of -35.2 per mil.
calc. Wet season length: Estimates are based on WSL = 0.077(%C3) + 0.98
calc. Mean annual rainfall: Estimates are based on MAR = 0.127(%C3) + 2.25
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1Event labelEvent
2Latitude of eventLatitude
3Longitude of eventLongitude
4Elevation of eventElevationm
5TimesliceTimesliceCollins, James Asee reference(s)
6n-Alkane C31, δ13CC31 δ13C‰ PDBCollins, James ACalculated, see reference(s)Timeslice mean C31 d13C (VPDB)
7Standard errorStd e±Collins, James ACalculated, see reference(s)
8C3 vegetationC3 veget%Collins, James ACalculated, see reference(s)
9Wet season lengthwslmonthsCollins, James ACalculated, see reference(s)
10Precipitation, annual meanMAPmmCollins, James ACalculated, see reference(s)
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