Hydroclimatic variations over the last two glacial/interglacial cycles at Lake Urmia, Iran

  title={Hydroclimatic variations over the last two glacial/interglacial cycles at Lake Urmia, Iran},
  author={Lora R. Stevens and Morteza Djamali and Val{\'e}rie Andrieu‐Ponel and J-L. Beaulieu},
  journal={Journal of Paleolimnology},
A coarse-resolution, absolutely dated isotope record spanning the last 180 ka was constructed from aragonite-rich fecal pellets in a sediment core from Lake Urmia, Iran. The isotope record is not continuous as a consequence of detrital calcite that contaminates the pellets at certain depths. An isotopic correction was applied to samples > 50% aragonite, using the δ18O values of calcite-only pellets. Absolute dates were derived from U-Th analyses on pellets > 80% aragonite. The resultant δ18O… 
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