Middle Miocene benthic foraminiferal stable and clumped isotope results, ODP Site 761B

Modestou, Sevasti E; ORCID: 0000-0002-9820-5551
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. E., Leutert, T. J., Fernandez, A., Lear, C. H., Meckler, A. N., 2020. Middle Miocene benthic foraminiferal stable and clumped isotope results, ODP Site 761B, Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). https://doi.org/10.26022/IEDA/111523. Accessed 2021-04-21.
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Modestou, SE., Leutert, TJ., Fernandez, A., Lear, CH., and Meckler, AN., submitted, "Warm middle Miocene Indian Ocean bottom water temperatures: comparison of clumped isotope and Mg/Ca based estimates." Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology.
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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
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clumped isotopes, middle Miocene, bottom water temperature, Indian Ocean, benthic foraminifera, ODP Site 761
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