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Grützner, Jens (2003): Granulometry, biogenic silica content, magnetic susceptibility and bulk densities of ODP Site 188-1165. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.780490, Supplement to: Grützner, J (2003): Data report: Multisensor core logging data, coarse-fraction grain-size analyses, and biogenic silica content of upper Miocene-lower Pliocene sediments, ODP Site 1165. In: Cooper, AK; O'Brien, PE; Richter, C (eds.) Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 188, 1-16, https://doi.org/10.2973/odp.proc.sr.188.007.2003

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Abstract:
The Prydz Bay area is a key region for studying and understanding the history of the eastern Antarctic Continental Ice Sheet (O'Brien, Cooper, Richter, et al., 2001, doi:10.2973/odp.proc.ir.188.2001). Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Site 1165 is situated in a water depth of 3357 m on the continental rise offshore from Prydz Bay and lies in front of the outlet for the Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf system that today drains 22% of East Antarctica. The site was drilled into mixed pelagic and hemipelagic sediments from the southwestern side of the Wild Drift. The drift is an elongate sediment body formed by the interaction of sediment supplied from continental shelf and slope with westward-flowing bottom currents. The sedimentary sequence is characterized by alternations between a generally gray to dark gray facies and a green to greenish gray facies. The greenish facies are structureless diatom-bearing clays with common bioturbation and larger amounts (>15%-20%) of biogenic silica, dispersed clasts, and lonestones than the dark gray facies, which are mostly less bioturbated clay with some silt laminations (Shipboard Scientific Party, 2001, doi:10.2973/odp.proc.ir.188.103.2001). High-quality advanced piston corer and extended core barrel cores containing nearly complete sections of middle Miocene to early Pliocene age allow a detailed characterization of sedimentary cycles and can provide indications for ice advances of the Lambert Glacier system into Prydz Bay, for the extent of sea ice, and for changes in oceanic circulation.
The purpose of this work is to provide a data set of coarse-fraction mass percentage (>63, >125, and >250 µm) and biogenic silica content measured on sediments of late Miocene to early Pliocene age drilled at Site 1165. Additionally, high-resolution records of magnetic susceptibility (MS) and gamma ray attenuation (GRA) bulk density are presented. These shipboard data sets were edited postcruise. Furthermore, I provide a high-resolution dry bulk density record that is derived from GRA bulk density and can be used for the calculation of mass accumulation rates. These sedimentological and physical parameters will be used in future work to understand the depositional pattern of alternating biogenic and terrigenous sediments that was observed at Site 1165 (Shipboard Scientific Party, 2001, doi:10.2973/odp.proc.ir.188.103.2001).
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Latitude: -64.379583 * Longitude: 67.218733
Date/Time Start: 2000-01-28T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2000-02-14T00:00:00
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188-1165 * Latitude: -64.379583 * Longitude: 67.218733 * Date/Time Start: 2000-01-28T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2000-02-14T00:00:00 * Elevation: -3537.4 m * Penetration: 1686.7 m * Recovery: 708.7 m * Location: Indian Ocean * Campaign: Leg188 * Basis: Joides Resolution * Device: Composite Core (COMPCORE) * Comment: 112 cores; 1023.3 m cored; 663.4 m drilled; 69.3% recovery
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