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Barnet, James S K; Littler, Kate; Westerhold, Thomas; Kroon, Dick; Leng, Melanie J; Bailey, Ian; Röhl, Ursula; Zachos, James C (2019): Atmospheric pCO2 compilation for the the Late Cretaceous-Early Paleogene. College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, PANGAEA,, In supplement to: Barnet, JSK et al. (2019): A High‐Fidelity Benthic Stable Isotope Record of Late Cretaceous–Early Eocene Climate Change and Carbon‐Cycling. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 34(4), 672-691,

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#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1ProxyProxyBarnet, James S K
2AGEAgeka BPBarnet, James S KAge, revisedGeocode
3Carbon dioxide, partial pressurepCO2ppmvBarnet, James S KFrom literature
4Reference/sourceReferenceBarnet, James S K
5CommentCommentBarnet, James S KEstimates based on C3 plants (Cui & Schubert, 2017) are given for the PETM, H1, H2, I1, and I2 events, including pre-event (background) pCO2 concentrations and peak event concentrations, calculated assuming either a very isotopically light methane (CH4) or an isotopically heavier organic matter (Corg) source of carbon release for these Early Eocene events.
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