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Past ocean temperatures and coupled U/Th and ^(14)C measurements from deep-sea corals

Thiagarajan, Nivedita and Adkins, Jess and Eiler, John (2011) Past ocean temperatures and coupled U/Th and ^(14)C measurements from deep-sea corals. Mineralogical Magazine, 75 (3). p. 2003. ISSN 0026-461X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20130807-085951657

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Abstract

Deep-sea corals are a unique archive in paleoceanography. They have large banded skeletons that allow for high resolution records and have a high uranium content allowing for accurate calendar ages independent of radiocarbon age measurements. One problem with using deep-sea corals for long records is that it is difficult to date a large numbers of corals accurately and precisely. Unlike sediment cores, fossil fields of corals have no inherent stratigraphy and each individual coral must be separately dated.


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