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Table 2 Post-1960 trends estimated from SST and sclerosponge δ18O, Sr/Ca, U/Ca records

From: Reconstruction of ocean environment time series since the late nineteenth century using sclerosponge geochemistry in the northwestern subtropical Pacific

ID Locality SST (°C/year) δ18O slope
(‰/year)
Dependence
(‰/°C)
Sr/Ca slope
(mmol/mol/year)
Dependence
(mmol/mol/°C)
U/Ca slope
(μmol/mol/year)
Dependence
(μmol/mol/°C)
MNZ-S1 Okinawa Is. +0.0124 −0.00381 −0.307 −0.00118 −0.095 −0.000727 −0.059
R = 0.605 R = −0.444   R = −0.551   R = −0.683  
SMJ-2-S1 Miyako Is. +0.0162 −0.00362 −0.223 −0.00155 −0.096 −0.000271 −0.017
R = 0.672 R = −0.622   R = −0.360   R = −0.380  
  1. The R value for the linear regression between age and variable (SST, δ18O, Sr/Ca, and U/Ca) is statistically significant at the 95% confidence limits