Table 2 Summary of high-resolution sedimentary and ice core records of the M-B reversal.

SiteSite locationLatitudeLongitudeMaterialAccumulation
rate
Age modelReferences
ODP site 984N. Atlantic
Ocean, Bjorn
Drift
60.4−23.6Sediment core9 cm/kaOrbitally tuned
O-isotope
(34, 59)
ODP site 1308N. Atlantic
Ocean/DSDP site
609
49.9−24.2Sediment core16–18 cm/kaOrbitally tuned
O-isotope
(34, 60)
ODP site 1306N. Atlantic
Ocean, Eirik Drift
58.2−45.6Sediment core15 cm/kaOrbitally tuned
O-isotope/
tandem with RPI
(2, 61)
MD site 90-961Indian Ocean5.173.8Sediment core5 cm/kaOrbitally tuned
O-isotope
(9)
Osaka BayOsaka Bay, Japan34.7135.2Sediment core60 cm/kaOrbitally tuned
diatom record of
sea level change
(10, 11, 62)
ChibaBoso peninsula,
Japan
35.3140.14Outcrop63 cm/kaO-isotope
benthic forams
correlated to
ODP 1123
(12, 13, 20)
PISO 1500Composite
paleointensity
stack
13 sediment
cores
O-isotope–
coupled
correlation to RPI
records
(63)
MD site 97-2143Philippine Sea,
10Be
paleointensity
proxy
15.87124.7Sediment core1.4 cm/kaOrbitally tuned
O-isotope
(42)
Epica Dome CAntarctica, 10Be
paleointensity
proxy
−75.1123.3Ice coreO-isotopes in ice,
with tie points
orbitally tuned
(13, 20, 44, 45)