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Authors: Naish, T.* 
Powell, R.* 
Levy, R.* 
Henrys, S.* 
Krissek, L.* 
Niessen, F.* 
Pompilio, M.* 
Scherer, R.* 
Wilson, G.* 
ANDRILL-MIS Science Team* 
ANDRILL-MIS Science Team,* 
Title: Synthesis of the Initial Scientific Results of the MIS Project (AND-1B Core), Victoria Land Basin, Antarctica
Journal: Terra Antartica 
Series/Report no.: 3 /14 (2007)
Publisher: Terra Antartica Publication
Issue Date: 2007
Keywords: MIS project
Subject Classification03. Hydrosphere::03.01. General::03.01.06. Paleoceanography and paleoclimatology 
Abstract: The ANDRILL Program successfully recovered a 1285 m-long succession of cyclic glacimarine sediment with interbedded volcanic deposits in its first season of drilling from the McMurdo Ice Shelf (MIS). The MIS AND-1B drill core represents the longest and most complete (98% recovery) geological record from the Antarctic continental margin to date, and will provide a key reference record of climate and ice-sheet variability through the Late Neogene. Here we present a synopsis of this Initial Science Report with emphasis on the potential of the record for improving our knowledge of Antarctica’s influence on global climate.
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