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Title: On the influence of sea level and monsoon climate on the southern South China Sea freshwater budget over the last 22,000 years
Authors: Stephan Steinke;Han-Yi Chiu;Pai-Sen Yu;Chuan-Chou Shen;Helmut Erlenkeuser;Ludvig Löwemark;Min-Te Chen
Contributors: NTOU:Institute of Applied Geosciences
Date: 2006-07
Issue Date: 2011-10-20T08:17:45Z
Publisher: Quaternary Science Reviews
Abstract: abstract:Changes in the local freshwater budget over the last 22,000 years have been estimated from a sediment core located in the southern South China Sea (SCS) using a combined approach of Mg/Ca and oxygen isotopes on the planktonic foraminifera Globigerinoides ruber (white) sensu stricto (s.s.). Core MD01-2390 (06°28,12N, 113°24,56E; water depth 1591 m) is located near the glacial paleo-river mouths of the Baram, Rajang and North Sunda/Molengraaff Rivers that drained the exposed Sunda Shelf. The δ18Oseawater record reveals lower average values (−0.96±0.18‰) during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) when compared with modern values (−0.54±0.18‰). Low salinity during the LGM is interpreted to reflect a higher freshwater contribution due to a greater proximity of the core site to the mouths of the Baram, Rajang and North Sunda/Molengraaff Rivers at that time. A general deglacial increasing trend in salinity due to the progressive landward displacement of the coastline during deglacial shelf flooding is punctuated by several short-term shifts towards higher and lower salinity that are likely related to abrupt changes in the intensity of the East Asian summer monsoon. Thus, the deglacial δ18Oseawater changes reflect the combined effects of sea-level-induced environmental changes on the shelf (e.g. phases of retreat and breakdown of the shelf drainage systems) and East Asian monsoon climate change. Lower salinity than at present during the Early Holocene may be attributed to an increase in summer monsoonal precipitation that is corroborated by previous marine and terrestrial studies that report a Preboreal-Early Holocene monsoon optimum in the Asian monsoon region.
Relation: 25(13-14), pp.1475–1488
URI: http://ntour.ntou.edu.tw/handle/987654321/24813
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