Past temperature and d18O of surface ocean waters inferred from foraminiferal Mg/Ca ratios.

H. Elderfield, G.M. Ganssen

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Abstract

Determining the past record of temperature and salinity of ocean surface waters is essential for understanding past changes in climate, such as those which occur across glacial-interglacial transitions. As a useful proxy, the oxygen isotope composition (δ
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)442-445
JournalNature
Volume405
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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