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Data set name

PALEOCLIMATOLOGY OF QUATERNARY (CEREGE)

Data holding centreCEREGE
CountryFrance  France
Time period1990-->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Oc. Indien, Oc.Pacifique Nord, Antarctique, Mediterranee,Oc. Atlantique NW

Observations 
Parameters

Magnetics; Palaeoclimatic indicators and parameters; Sediment age; Stable isotope enrichment in sediment

Instruments

Sediment traps; sediment grabs; unconsolidated sediment corers

Description 
Summary

Studies of the climatic variations (especially of low latitude climatic (Monsoon-ENSO) dynamics in Indian and Pacific Ocean) during the last glacial cycles.

OriginatorsCEREGE
References

DE GARIDEL-THORON T., BEAUFORT L., LINSLEY BK., DANNENMANN S. (2001) Millennial-scale dynamics of the East Asian winter monsoon during the last 200 000 years., Paleoceanography, 2001, 16,1-12; BEAUFORT L., DE GARIDEL-THORON T., MIX AC., PISIAS NG. (2001) ENSO-like forcing on Oceanic Primary Production during the last Pleistocene., Science, 2001, 293,2440-2444; BEAUFORT L., LANCELOT Y., CAMBERLIN P., CAYRE O., VINCENT E. (1997) Insolation cycles as a major control of the Equatorial Indian Ocean primary production, Science, 1997, 278,1451-1454

Data web sitehttp://www.cerege.fr/
Availability 
OrganisationCEREGE
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactBEAUFORT Luc
Address

CEREGE
Europole Mediterraneen de l'Arbois BP 80
Aix en Provence

13545
France

Telephone+33(0)4 42 97 15 71
Facsimile+33 (0)4 42 97 15 05
Emailbeaufort@cerege.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierUMA202
Global identifier4545
Last revised2011-01-24