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Data DOI: 10.26022/IEDA/111523
Middle Miocene benthic foraminiferal stable and clumped isotope results, ODP Site 761B
  • Modestou, Sevasti E
  • Leutert, Thomas J
  • Fernandez, Alvaro
  • Lear, Caroline H
  • Meckler, Anna N
This dataset includes sample information and mass spectrometer data used to calculate bottom water paleotemperatures for Ocean Drilling Program Site 761B in the Eastern Indian Ocean. We measured several species of benthic foraminifera from the middle MIocene section downcore at this site for their carbonate clumped isotope compositions. The data, spanning ~ 11.5 to 17 Ma, are organized using the clumped isotope data template designed by Dr. Sierra Petersen (UMich). An associated set of final calculated temperatures are also being uploaded to the Pangaea database (this description will be updated to reflect this when the doi is available).
How to cite this dataset:
Modestou, S., Leutert, T., Fernandez, A., Lear, C., Meckler, A. 2020. Middle Miocene benthic foraminiferal stable and clumped isotope results, ODP Site 761B, Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). Accessed 2021-01-15.
DOI Creation Date:
Modestou, SE., Leutert, TJ., Fernandez, A., Lear, CH., and Meckler, AN., 2020, "Warm middle Miocene Indian Ocean bottom water temperatures: comparison of clumped isotope and Mg/Ca based estimates." Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology (accepted)
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Funding source(s):
  • Bergen Research Foundation: Norway
  • EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, grant agreement No 638467
  • Coverage Scope: Other
  • Geographic Location: ODP Site 761, Eastern Indian Ocean
User Contributed Keyword(s):
clumped isotopes, middle Miocene, bottom water temperature, Indian Ocean, benthic foraminifera, ODP Site 761
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ECL_ModestouEtAl2020_PP_Site761MiddleMioceneDST_ClumpedArchive.xlsx2.37 MB

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