Table 1.

Location, water mass properties and average sedimentation rate data of the IODP Expedition 323 sites analysed in this study

SiteLatitudeLongitudeWater depth (mbsl)Ave. sedimentation rate (cm ka-1)Estimated bottom water oxygen (ml l-1)Bottom water temp. (°C)Bottom water salinity (psu)Spring chlorophyll-a (mg m-3)Winter chlorophyll-a (mg m-3)
323-U1339A54° 40.2001′ N169° 58.9017′ W1866.728.01.12.034.72.000.60
323-U1339D54° 40.1891′ N169° 58.8909′ W1868.128.01.12.034.72.000.60
323-U1340A53° 24.0008′ N179° 31.2973′ W1294.714.50.72.534.40.700.37
323-U1341A54° 2.0025′ N179° 0.4999′ E2139.614.51.51.934.70.500.37
323-U1341B54° 1.9984′ N179° 0.5171′ E2139.614.51.51.934.70.500.37
323-U1341C54° 2.0010′ N179° 0.5390′ E2139.614.51.51.934.70.500.37
323-U1342A54° 49.6987′ N176° 55.0027′ E818.34.50.63.034.30.400.37
323-U1342B54° 49.7004′ N176° 55.0232′ E818.94.50.63.034.30.400.37
323-U1342C54° 49.7017′ N176° 55.0232′ E818.84.50.63.034.30.400.37
323-U1342D54° 49.6987′ N176° 55.0027′ E818.24.50.63.034.30.400.37
323-U1343A57° 33.3993′ N175° 48.9659′ W1950.935.01.22.034.71.400.39
323-U1343B57° 33.4156′ N175° 48.9951′ W1950.935.01.22.034.71.400.39
323-U1343C57° 33.3982′ N175° 49.0275′ W1952.635.01.22.034.71.400.39
323-U1343D57° 33.3817′ N175° 48.9971′ W1954.135.01.22.034.71.400.39
323-U1343E57° 33.3814′ N175° 48.9974′ W1956.035.01.22.034.71.400.39
323-U1344A59° 3.0005′ N179° 12.2011′ W3171.845.02.31.734.73.500.40
323-U1344B59° 3.0112′ N179° 12.2051′ W3173.045.02.31.734.73.500.40
323-U1344C59° 3.0116′ N179° 12.2052′ W3172.745.02.31.734.73.500.40
323-U1344D59° 3.0224′ N179° 12.2030′ W3174.145.02.31.734.73.500.40
323-U1345A60° 9.1917′ N179° 28.2036′ W1007.429.00.62.534.48.000.50
323-U1345B60° 9.2003′ N179° 28.2127′ W1007.529.00.62.534.48.000.50
323-U1345C60° 9.2097′ N179° 28.2229′ W1008.829.00.62.534.48.000.50
323-U1345D60° 9.2175′ N179° 28.2283′ W1008.329.00.62.534.48.000.50

Expedition 323 Scientists (2010). Location, water mass properties are estimated from Figs 1, 2 and WOCE data