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Pleistocene foraminifera assemblages as a proxy for temperature in the Weddell Sea, ODP Site 693A

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Climate conditions in the Weddell Sea during the Pleistocene can be inferred by examining the abundance of foraminifer species and mineral fragments in ocean sediment cores. In particular, Neogloboquadrina incompta is a useful temperature proxy, and the abundance of terrigenous...