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Late Miocene Cycle Stratigraphy from Downhole Logs from IODP Sites U1359 and U 1361, Wilkes Land

Lead PI: Alton P. Williams

Unit Affiliation: Marine Geology & Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

January 2010 - January 2013
Inactive
Antarctica
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The proposal seeks to obtain a high-resolution record of Antarctic climate variability during the late Neocene and Quaternary to test for Milankovitch cycles.

SPONSOR:

Consortium for Ocean Leadership

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

National Science Foundation

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$15,000

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Consortium for Ocean Leadership

KEYWORDS

milankovitch cycles antarctica climate variability glaciers ocean and climate physics ice cores paleoclimate