An Indian Ocean framework for paleoceanographic synthesis based on DSDP and ODP results

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doi: 10.1029/GM070p0403
Author(s): Kidd, Robert B.; Ramsay, Anthony T. S.; Sykes, Timothy J. S.; Baldauf, Jack G.; Davies, Thomas A.; Jenkins, D. Graham; Wise, Sherwood W., Jr.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of Wales College of Cardiff, Department of Geology, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Other:
University of Michigan, United States
University of Wales College of Cardiff, United Kingdom
Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Federal Republic of Germany
Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, United States
Texas A and M University, United States
University of Texas at Austin, United States
National Museum of Wales, United Kingdom
Florida State University, United States
Volume Title: Synthesis of results from scientific drilling in the Indian Ocean
Volume Author(s): Duncan, Robert A., editor; Rea, David K.; Kidd, Robert B.; von Rad, Ulrich; Weissel, Jeffrey K.
Source: Synthesis of results from scientific drilling in the Indian Ocean, edited by Robert A. Duncan, David K. Rea, Robert B. Kidd, Ulrich von Rad and Jeffrey K. Weissel. Geophysical Monograph, Vol.70, p.403-422. Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0065-8448. ISBN: 978-1-118-66803-0 CODEN: GPMGAD
Note: In English. 66 refs.; illus., incl. strat. cols., 1 table, sketch map
Summary: The stratigraphic phase of the paleoceanographic Indian Ocean synthesis project (PALIOS) has established a rigorous framework for paleoceanographic synthesis of both DSDP and ODP results. Most importantly, the authors have completed an integrated stratigraphic framework that allows correlation between the low and high latitudes and takes account of the existence of diachronous fossil datums. A simple spreadsheet routine has been developed to calculate the depth/age curve for each site which in turn provides the basis for assigning an age to each sample/measurement point. This has become the basis for a number of target projects that will culminate in time series palinspastic maps showing accumulation rates and paleobathymetry. Preliminary results of two of the target projects suggest that hiatuses linked to bottom water circulation could be more regionalized than previously thought. Whilst volcanogenic sediment input appears most closely linked to the evolution of "hotspots", the resulting distributions are controlled by dispersal mechanisms that include paleowinds and surface water mass circulation. (Auth.)
Year of Publication: 1992
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Algae; Biozones; Cenozoic; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Diachronism; Diatoms; Foraminifera; Indian Ocean; Invertebrata; Nannofossils; Ocean Drilling Program; Paleo-oceanography; Paleomagnetism; Planktonic taxa; Plantae; Protista; Sedimentation; Sedimentation rates; Statistical analysis; Time series analysis
Record ID: 2007093172
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