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Tracing time in the ocean: a brief review of chronological constraints (60-8 kyr) on North Atlantic marine event-based stratigraphies

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Tracing time in the ocean: a brief review of chronological constraints (60-8 kyr) on North Atlantic marine event-based stratigraphies. / Austin, William E. N.; Hibbert, Fiona D.

In: Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 36, 12.03.2012, p. 28-37.

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Austin, WEN & Hibbert, FD 2012, 'Tracing time in the ocean: a brief review of chronological constraints (60-8 kyr) on North Atlantic marine event-based stratigraphies' Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 36, pp. 28-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.01.015

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Austin, W. E. N., & Hibbert, F. D. (2012). Tracing time in the ocean: a brief review of chronological constraints (60-8 kyr) on North Atlantic marine event-based stratigraphies. Quaternary Science Reviews, 36, 28-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.01.015

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Austin WEN, Hibbert FD. Tracing time in the ocean: a brief review of chronological constraints (60-8 kyr) on North Atlantic marine event-based stratigraphies. Quaternary Science Reviews. 2012 Mar 12;36:28-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.01.015

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Austin, William E. N. ; Hibbert, Fiona D. / Tracing time in the ocean: a brief review of chronological constraints (60-8 kyr) on North Atlantic marine event-based stratigraphies. In: Quaternary Science Reviews. 2012 ; Vol. 36. pp. 28-37.

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abstract = "Well-resolved event-based stratigraphies in marine sediments spanning a significant portion of the last glacial period (60-8 kyr) provide a unique opportunity for time-stratigraphic correlation in the North Atlantic region. Here, we review the current methods available to chronologically constrain these event-based stratigraphies, highlighting, in particular, the value of tephrochronology as an independent tool to validate correlations between records. While the INTIMATE protocols (Lowe et al., 2008; Blockley et al., 2011) are equally applicable to marine and terrestrial records, spatially and temporally variable marine radiocarbon reservoir age effects (MREs) provide a challenge to using marine radiocarbon in the former as an independent chronostratigraphic tool. Despite the inherent uncertainties associated with 'tuning', we conclude that the mid-points of the common abrupt warming transitions associated with the well-defined, millennial-scale climate oscillations (the Dansgaard-Oeschger (D/O) cycles) observed in the oxygen isotopes of the Greenland ice cores and North Atlantic sea surface temperature (SST) records currently provide the most robust correlation tie-points from which to derive age control. In this invited INTIMATE special issue article we propose a new protocol for establishing marine event-based chronostratigraphies in the North Atlantic region and focus on areas of chronological potential in palaeoceanographic research. (C) 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.",
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