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Data DOI: 10.1594/IEDA/111207
Title:
Bulk sediment inorganic and organic analyses of sediment cores from the Bay of Bengal
Creator(s):
  • Hein, Christopher J
  • Galy, Valier
  • Galy, Albert
  • France-Lanord, Christian
  • Kudrass, Hermann
  • Lupker, Maarten
Abstract:
This dataset is a compilation of new and previously reported results from bulk sediment inorganic analyses (major/trace, carbonate, and Sr/Nd isotopic compositions), organic analyses (total and isotopic C and N), and compound-specific organic analyses (biomarker concentrations) of sediment cores from cruise SO93 on R/V Sonne in the Bay of Bengal. These data are used as records of post-glacial changes in precipitation and vegetation to investigate the role of these changes in controlling provenance and chemical weathering of sediments exported by the Ganges-Brahmaputra rivers, and the potential climate feedbacks through organic-carbon burial in the Bengal Fan.
How to cite this dataset:
Hein, C., Galy, V., Galy, A., France-Lanord, C., Kudrass, H., Lupker, M. 2018. Bulk sediment inorganic and organic analyses of sediment cores from the Bay of Bengal, Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). https://doi.org/10.1594/IEDA/111207. Accessed 2020-09-23.
DOI Creation Date:
2018-08-31
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Publication(s):
Hein, C.J., Galy, V., Galy, A., France-Lanord, C., Kudrass, H., & Schwenk, T., (2017), "Post-glacial climate forcing of surface processes in the Ganges–Brahmaputra river basin and implications for carbon sequestration." Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 478: 89–101
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States [CC BY-NC-SA 3.0]
Funding source(s):
  • National Science Foundation: 1333826
Keyword(s):
  • Coverage Scope: Regional (Continents, Oceans)
  • Geographic Location: Bengal Fan
User Contributed Keyword(s):
paleoclimate, sediment provenance, biomarkers, stable isotopes
Data Available On:
2018-09-01
Download File(s):
File Name File Size
BengalFan_StableIsotopes.xlsx170.75 KB

Resource Type:
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