A global Pliocene-Pleistocene benthic \(\delta^{18}O\) stack.

lisiecki2005

Format

A data frame with 3 variables:

age

Calendar (calibrated) age (kilo year).

delta

Benthic \(\delta^{18}O\) (per mil).

error

Standard error (per mil).

Source

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo-search/study/5847

Details

The LR04 stack spans 5.3 Myr and is an average of 57 globally distributed benthic \(\delta^{18}O\) records (which measure global ice volume and deep ocean temperature) collected from the scientific literature.

References

Lisiecki, L. E. and Raymo, M. E. (2005). A Pliocene-Pleistocene stack of 57 globally distributed benthic d18O records. Paleoceanography, 20, PA1003. doi: 10.1029/2004PA001071

See also

Other palaeoenvironment: epica2008, law2006, spratt2016

Other isotopic data: nydal1996, spratt2016

Examples

plot( x = lisiecki2005$age, y = lisiecki2005$delta, type = "l", xlim = c(500, 0), xlab = "kilo year BP", ylab = expression(delta^{18}*"O") )