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Marine Isotope Stage 5e diatom assemblages in marine sediment core ELT17-9 (-63.08 degN, -135.12 degE, Cruise ELT17)
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01446

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Abstract:
This dataset presents the relative diatom abundances of 55 species/groups from the 132-120 ka interval in marine sediment core ELT17-9 (-63.08degN, -135.12 degE). This age interval corresponds to the peak of Marine Isotope Stage 5e (130-116 ka). Microscope slides were prepared using a method adapted from Scherer (1994) and 300+ diatom valves were counted for each depth sample to produce the relative percentage abundance of each diatom species/group.

This project was funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council Grant NE/L002531/1

Keywords:
Diatoms, Interglacial, Sediment core, Southern Ocean

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