Data report: wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence–based geochemical data, Site U1418, IODP Expedition 341, Gulf of Alaska

Type Article
Date 2020
Language English
Author(s) Zindorf Mark1, Marz Christian2, Schnetger Bernhard3
Affiliation(s) 1 : Ifremer-Centre de Brest, Laboratoire Environnement Profond, France
2 :  School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, United Kingdom.
3 :  Institut für Chemie und Biologie des Meeres (ICBM), Universität Oldenburg, Germany.
Source Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (1930-1014) (International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP)), 2020 , N. 341 , P. 6p.
DOI 10.2204/iodp.proc.341.206.2020
Note In Jaeger, J.M., Gulick, S.P.S., LeVay, L.J., and the Expedition 341 Scientists, Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 341: College Station, TX (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program).
Keyword(s) Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, JOIDES Resolution, Expedition 341, Southern Alaska Margin Tectonics, climate and sedimentation, Site U1418, wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Site U1418 was drilled during Expedition 341 in 2013. The site is situated on the Surveyor Fan, one of the largest deep-sea fans in the world. The site was drilled to 972 m below seafloor, and a sediment record spanning ~1.2 My was attained. For this study, 285 sediment samples were analyzed for bulk geochemical composition using wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence (XRF). Records for the major elements Al, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Na, P, Si, and Ti and minor elements As, Ba, Co, Cr, Cu, Mo, Ni, Nb, Pb, Rb, Sr, Y, V, U, Zn, and Zr are presented, as well as data for total carbon and total organic carbon analyzed by elemental analyzer.

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