Palaeoreconstruction of the Amazon River freshwater and sediment discharge using sediments recovered at Site 942 on the Amazon Fan

Author(s): Maslin, M. A.; Durham, E.; Burns, S. J.; Platzman, E.; Grootes, P.; Greig, S. E. J.; Nadeau, M. J.; Schleicher, Markus; Pflaumann, U.; Lomax, B.; Rimington, N.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University College, Department of Geography, London, United Kingdom
University of Berne, Switzerland
Kiel University, Federal Republic of Germany
Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Volume Title: Quaternary climate change and South America; a tribute to Chalmers Clapperton
Volume Author(s): Sugden, David, editor
Source: Quaternary climate change and South America; a tribute to Chalmers Clapperton, edited by David Sugden. JQS. Journal of Quaternary Science, 15(4), p.419-434. Publisher: John Wiley and Sons for the Quaternary Research Association, Chichester, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0267-8179
Note: In English. 83 refs.; illus., incl. 1 table, sketch map
Year of Publication: 2000
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 24 Surficial Geology, Quaternary Geology; Amazon Fan; Amazon River; Atlantic Ocean; Atmospheric precipitation; Biostratigraphy; Cenozoic; Depositional environment; Discharge; Foraminifera; Fresh water; Glaciers; Invertebrata; Isotope ratios; Isotopes; Leg 155; Marine sediments; Meltwater; Microfossils; North Atlantic; O-18/O-16; ODP Site 942; Ocean Drilling Program; Oxygen; Paleoclimatology; Pleistocene; Protista; Quaternary; Reconstruction; Sea-surface temperature; Sediments; South America; Stable isotopes; Submarine fans; Upper Pleistocene; Upper Weichselian; Weichselian; West Atlantic; Younger Dryas
Coordinates: N054433 N054433 W0490528 W0490528
Record ID: 2002046418
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