Library Open Repository
High resolution stable isotope analysis of a Tasmanian speleothem.
1996_-part1-Des...pdf | Download (250kB)
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.
High resolution oxygen and carbon isotope analyses of part of a uniform diameter stalagmite
from a cave in northern Tasmania have been
used to study the climatic transition from stadial to interstadial conditions during the early
Last Glacial (109-95 ka). A significant change in oxygen isotope values suggests that temperature
warmed rapidly by approximately 2°-3°C between 100 and 97 ka. A decrease in carbon isotope values
berween I 0 I and 98 ka indicates that moisture availability was increasing slightly in advance
of rising temperature.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 7-13|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
|Date Deposited:||22 May 2012 04:06|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:33|
|Item Statistics:||View statistics for this item|
Actions (login required)
|Item Control Page|