Martrat, Belén; Grimalt, Joan O; López-Martinez, Constancia; Cacho, Isabel; Sierro, Francisco Javier; Flores, José-Abel; Zahn, Rainer; Canals, Miquel; Curtis, Jason H; Hodell, David A (2004): Sea surface temperatures, alkenones and sedimentation rate from ODP Hole 161-977A. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.787811, Supplement to: Martrat, B et al. (2004): Abrupt Temperature Changes in the Western Mediterranean over the Past 250,000 Years. Science, 306(5702), 1762-1765, https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1101706
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A continuous high-resolution Western Mediterranean sea surface temperature (SST) alkenone record spanning the past 250,000 years shows that abrupt changes were more common at warming than at cooling. During marine isotope stage (MIS) 6, SST oscillated following a stadial-interstadial pattern but at lower intensities and rates of change than in the Dansgaard/Oeschger events of MIS 3. Some of the most prominent events occurred over MISs 5 and 7, after prolonged warm periods of high stability. Climate during the whole period was predominantly maintained in interglacial-interstadial conditions, whereas the duration of stadials was much shorter.
Cacho, Isabel; Grimalt, Joan O; Canals, Miquel (2002): (Fig. 11c) Alkenones (di and tri alkenones of 37 carbons) from sediment core MD95-2043. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.787809
Cacho, Isabel; Grimalt, Joan O; Pelejero, Carles; Canals, Miquel; Sierro, Francisco Javier; Flores, José-Abel; Shackleton, Nicholas J (1999): Alkenone-derived Holocene sea-surface temperature records of sediment core MD95-2043. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.438816
Martrat, Belén; Grimalt, Joan O; Shackleton, Nicholas J; de Abreu, Lucia; Hutterli, Manuel A; Stocker, Thomas F (2007): (Table S1) Sea surface temperature estimation for sediment core MD01-2444. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.771891
Latitude: 36.031700 * Longitude: -1.955280
Date/Time Start: 1995-06-08T23:15:00 * Date/Time End: 1995-06-15T14:30:00
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 0.02 m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 39.66 m
161-977A * Latitude: 36.031700 * Longitude: -1.955280 * Date/Time Start: 1995-06-08T23:15:00 * Date/Time End: 1995-06-15T14:30:00 * Elevation: -1984.0 m * Penetration: 598.5 m * Recovery: 545.49 m * Location: Alboran Sea * Campaign: Leg161 * Basis: Joides Resolution * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: 63 cores; 598.5 m cored; 0 m drilled; 91.1 % recovery
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