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The Brunhes Epoch: Isotopic Paleotemperatures and Geochronology

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Science  08 Feb 1974:
Vol. 183, Issue 4124, pp. 511-514
DOI: 10.1126/science.183.4124.511

Abstract

Oxygent isotopic analysis of a long piston core from the western equatorial Pacific has produced a record for the entire Brunhes epoch. This record can be correlated point by point with the isotopic records of previously analyzed Atlantic and Caribbean cores, leading to the construction of a generalized temperature curve for the entire Brunhes epoch.