Reconstruction of the Amazon Basin effective moisture availability over the past 14,000 years

Author(s): Maslin, Mark A.; Burns, Stephen J.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University College London, Department of Geography, London, United Kingdom
University of Berne, Switzerland
Volume Title: Science
Source: Science, 290(5500), p.2285-2287. Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0036-8075 CODEN: SCIEAS
Note: In English. 33 refs.; illus., incl. sketch map
Year of Publication: 2000
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 24 Surficial Geology, Quaternary Geology; Aliphatic hydrocarbons; Alkanes; Amazon Basin; Amazon Fan; Amazon River; Atlantic Ocean; Atmospheric precipitation; Cenozoic; Climate change; Cores; Discharge; Foraminifera; Hydrocarbons; Invertebrata; Isotopes; Last glacial maximum; Leg 155; Marine sediments; Methane; Moisture; North Atlantic; O-18/O-16; ODP Site 942; Ocean Drilling Program; Organic compounds; Oxygen; Paleoclimatology; Pleistocene; Protista; Provenance; Quaternary; Reconstruction; Sea-surface temperature; Sediments; South America; Stable isotopes; Upper Pleistocene; Upper Quaternary; Upper Weichselian; Weichselian; Younger Dryas
Coordinates: N054433 N054433 W0490528 W0490528
Record ID: 2001012639
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