Biogenic silica deposition in the eastern Equatorial Pacific

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doi: 10.2204/iodp.proc.320321.206.2013
Author(s): Romero, Oscar E.
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Expedition 320 Scientists
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra, Armilla-Granada, Spain
Other:
Hokkaido University, Japan
Texas A&M University, United States
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, United States
University of California at Davis, United States
University College London, United Kingdom
University of California at Santa Cruz, United States
University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany
Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute, South Korea
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan
Rice University, United States
University of Michigan, United States
University of Otago, New Zealand
University of Louisiana, United States
University of Rhode Island, United States
University of South Carolina, United States
Shimane University, Japan
University of Bremen, Germany
Kochi University, Japan
Universita "G. D'Annunzio", Italy
Stockholm University, Sweden
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
University of New Orleans, United States
University of Florida, United States
National Institute of Oceanography, India
University of Tokyo, Japan
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States
Ibaraki University, Japan
Tohoku University, Japan
Universidad de Granada, Spain
Pennsylvania State University, United States
Utrecht University, Hungary
Tongji University, China
Osaka City University, Japan
University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States
Geological Survey of Japan, Japan
Volume Title: Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Pacific equatorial age transect; Expeditons 320 and 321 of the riserless drilling platform from and to Honolulu, Hawaii (USA); Sites U1331-U1336, 5 March-4 May 2009; and Honolulu, Hawaii (USA), to San Diego, California (USA); Sites U1337-U1338, 4 May-22 June 2009
Volume Author(s): Palike, Heiko; Nishi, Hiroshi; Klaus, Adam; Evans, Helen; Williams, Trevor; Acton, Gary D.; Bown, Paul; Delaney, Margaret; Dunkley Jones, Tom; Edgar, Kirsty; Fitch, Peter; Gussone, Nikolaus; Herrle, Jens; Hyeong, Kiseong; Kamikuri, Shin-Ichi; Kuroda, Junichiro; Leon-Rodriguez, Lizette; Moore, Theodore, Jr.; Murphy, Brandon; Nakamura, Hideto; Ohneiser, Christian; Richter, Carl; Robinson, Rebecca; Sawada, Ken; Scher, Howie; Takata, Hiroyuki; Westerhold, Thomas; Wilson, Paul A.; Yamamoto, Yuhji; Lyle, Mitchell W.; Raffi, Isabella; Gamage, Kusali; Anderson, Louise; Malinverno, Alberto; Backman, Jan; Beltran, Catherine; Busch, William; Channell, James; Dewangan, Pawan; Hasegawa, Hitoshi; Hathorne, Edmund; Hayashi, Hiroki; Holbourn, Ann; Hovan, Steven; Iijima, Koichi; Ito, Takashi; Kimoto, Katsunori; Murphy, Daniel; Ogane, Kaoru; Romero, Oscar E.; Schneider, Leah; Sluijs, Appy; Jun Tian; Tsujimoto, Akira; Wade, Bridget; Wilkens, Roy; Yamamoto, Shinya; Yamazaki, Toshitsugu
Source: Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Pacific equatorial age transect; Expeditons 320 and 321 of the riserless drilling platform from and to Honolulu, Hawaii (USA); Sites U1331-U1336, 5 March-4 May 2009; and Honolulu, Hawaii (USA), to San Diego, California (USA); Sites U1337-U1338, 4 May-22 June 2009, Heiko Palike, Hiroshi Nishi, Adam Klaus, Helen Evans, Trevor Williams, Gary D. Acton, Paul Bown, Margaret Delaney, Tom Dunkley Jones, Kirsty Edgar, Peter Fitch, Nikolaus Gussone, Jens Herrle, Kiseong Hyeong, Shin-Ichi Kamikuri, Junichiro Kuroda, Lizette Leon-Rodriguez, Theodore Moore, Jr., Brandon Murphy, Hideto Nakamura, Christian Ohneiser, Carl Richter, Rebecca Robinson, Ken Sawada, Howie Scher, Hiroyuki Takata, Thomas Westerhold, Paul A. Wilson, Yuhji Yamamoto, Mitchell W. Lyle, Isabella Raffi, Kusali Gamage, Louise Anderson, Alberto Malinverno, Jan Backman, Catherine Beltran, William Busch, James Channell, Pawan Dewangan, Hitoshi Hasegawa, Edmund Hathorne, Hiroki Hayashi, Ann Holbourn, Steven Hovan, Koichi Iijima, Takashi Ito, Katsunori Kimoto, Daniel Murphy, Kaoru Ogane, Oscar E. Romero, Leah Schneider, Appy Sluijs, Jun Tian, Akira Tsujimoto, Bridget Wade, Roy Wilkens, Shinya Yamamoto and Toshitsugu Yamazaki; Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Expedition 320 Scientists; Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Expedition 321 Scientists. Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (Online), Vol.320/321, 7p. Publisher: IODP Management International, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 1930-1014
Note: In English. 6 refs.; illus., incl. 1 table
Summary: Long-time records of biogenic silica (opal) help researchers to evaluate the effects of global climatic, tectonic, and geochemical Cenozoic events on biological paleoproductivity. Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 321 Site U1337 contains expanded, nearly continuous records of diatomaceous sediment deposited in deep waters of the eastern equatorial Pacific during the Neogene. In this study, the variability of the biogenic silica at Site U1337 is described by examining temporal changes between the latest middle Miocene and the latest Pleistocene. Periods of highest opal content match well the occurrence of diatom-rich, laminated sediment of the early late Miocene and the late Miocene-Pliocene transition. Lowest contents are measured in the middle Miocene
Year of Publication: 2013
Research Program: IODP Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Algae; Cenozoic; Cores; Diatoms; East Pacific; Eastern Equatorial Pacific; Equatorial Pacific; Expedition 321; Expeditions 320/321; Framework silicates; IODP Site U1337; Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Laminations; Lithofacies; Lithostratigraphy; Microfossils; Neogene; North Pacific; Northeast Pacific; Opal; Pacific Ocean; Paleoclimatology; Paleoenvironment; Planar bedding structures; Plantae; Productivity; Sedimentary structures; Silica; Silica minerals; Silicates; Tertiary
Coordinates: N035000 N035000 W1231222 W1231222
Record ID: 2013018338
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