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Table 1 Calcareous nannoplankton and planktonic foraminiferal events at sites cored during IODP Exp. 359

From: Refinement of Miocene sea level and monsoon events from the sedimentary archive of the Maldives (Indian Ocean)

Event Nannofossil age Foraminifer age Site U1465 depth (mbsf) Site U1466 depth (mbsf) Site U1467 depth (mbsf) Site U1468 depth (mbsf) Site U1469 depth (mbsf) Site U1470 depth (mbsf) Site U1471 depth (mbsf) Site U1472 depth (mbsf)
LO Globigerinoides ruber pink   0.12 3.57 3 8 1.7   1.1 2.34 2.6
LO Globigerinoides ruber pink   0.12        3.95  
FO Emiliania huxleyi 0.29   3.57 10 12 6.1   6.3 9.1 9.9
LO Pseudoemiliania lacunosa 0.44   10.68 10 17 6.1   6.3 20.1 9.9
LO Globorotalia tosaensis   0.61        17.59 9.9
LO Globorotalia tosaensis   0.61        21.63  
Start small Gephyrocapsa event 1.24     39    24.7 41.1  
LO Calcidiscus macintyrei 1.6     58     63.9  
LO Globigerinoides fistulosus   1.88 27.88 28 56 6.1 34.87 34.5 71.19 47.9
LO Globigerinoides fistulosus   1.88        74.59  
LO Discoaster brouweri 1.93    46 69 35.9   43.4 87.4 47.9
LO Globorotalia limbata   2.39   48 75 15.2   43.4 85.52  
LO Discoaster pentaradiatus 2.39   54.75 51 86    49.7 97.5 57.1
LO Globorotalia limbata   2.39      54.265   88.64 47.9
FO Globigerinoides fistulosus   3.33     45.3     
LO Dentoglobigerina altispira   3.47 61.04 57 105   54.265 50 114.13 66.7
LO Dentoglobigerina altispira   3.47        117.39  
LO Sphenolithus abies 3.54   64.25 60 127    77.2 139.6 66.7
LO Reticulofenestra pseudoumbilicus 3.7     139      
LO Globorotalia margaritae   3.85    124   68.83   133.2  
LO Globorotalia margaritae   3.85        126.65 76
FO Sphaeroidinella dehiscens   5.53     54.7     
FO Globorotalia tumida   5.57 > 72.75        
LO Discoaster quinqueramus 5.59   > 72.74 83 305     247.2  
LO Globoquadrina dehiscens   5.92   84 341    130.4 280.17 133.6
FO Nicklithus amplificus 6.91     407      
LO Globorotalia lenguaensis   6.13        292.79  
FO Discoaster quinqueramus/berggrenii? 8.29     484     409.8  
Start small Reticulofenestra event 8.79     533     467 225.5
FO Neogloboquadrina acostaensis   9.83     64.2     
LO Paragloborotalia mayeri   10.46    587 72.3    649.08  
LO Paragloborotalia mayeri   10.46    597     631.98  
FO Discoaster hamatus 10.55         658.1  
FO Discoaster hamatus 10.55         651.6  
LO Coronocycus nitescens 12.12    114 674 424.1     
LCO Cyclicargolithus floridanus 13.28     > 707.92 485.6    928.7  
FO Fohsella fohsi   13.41   315 > 707.92 470.7    923.67  
LO Sphenolithus heteromorphus 13.53    393   492.4    937.1  
FO Orbulina suturalis   15.1   446   542.9     
FO Sphenolithus heteromorphus 17.71    593   624.3     
LO Sphenolithus belemnos 17.95      634.2     
LO Sphenolithus pseudoheteromorphus 18.75    635       
FO Sphenolithus belemnos 19.03      649.2     
FO Sphenolithus pseudoheteromorphus 19.72    679       
LO Paragloborotalia kugleri   21.12   769   702.9     
FO Sphenolithus delphix 22.82    801       
FO Paragloborotalia kugleri   22.96     774.6     
LO Sphenolithus ciperoensis 24.04      806.9     
LO Sphenolithus distentus 27.27      > 846.7