Buffalo Cave Flowstone - Annual Laminae (NERC grant NE/J00443X/1)

Dataset description

Annual lamina thickness (microns), lamina count, and age model (Ma, years) for the Early Pleistocene (Lines 1 and 2) and early Holocene speleothems from Buffalo Cave, South Africa. The samples, methods and results are described in full in: Hopley, P. J. et al. (2018) Orbital precession modulates interannual rainfall variability, as recorded in an Early Pleistocene speleothem. Geology. DOI:10.1130/G45019.1

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Dataset details

Author(s) Dr Philip Hopley
Principal Investigator(s) Dr Philip Hopley
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Birkbeck, University of London
Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
Supply media/format Text file; Version:
Storage format Not available
Frequency of update not applicable
Start of capture {ts '2011-09-01 00:00:00'} Not known
End of capture {ts '2014-09-01 00:00:00'} 1st September 2014
Contact details
Department Enquiries
Organisation British Geological Survey
Address Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
City Nottingham
County Nottinghamshire
Country United Kingdom
Postcode NG12 5GG
E-mail enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax +44 (0)115 936 3276
Keywords
Topic category code (ISO) geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
Keywords LAMINATION
PLEISTOCENE
SPELEOTHEMS
Keyword source BGS Keyphrases
Spatial details
Spatial Reference System Latitude and Longitudes on undefined datum and spheroid []
Dataset extent
Coverage (Lat/Long) North boundary : -24.14
East boundary  : 29.18
South boundary : -24.15
West boundary  : 29.17
Metadata
Metadata language English
Metadata last updated 27th June 2018
Metadata standard compliance NERC profile of ISO19115:2003
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