Structure of the 5 GDGTs that comprise the TEX86 index

Structure of the 5 GDGTs that comprise the TEX86 index

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Structure of the 5 GDGTs that comprise the TEX86 index. Each compound has either 1, 2, 3 or 4 cyclopentane rings (highlighted in red). Figure adapted from Richey and others, 2011.

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Image Dimensions: 1585 x 1743

Location Taken: US

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Merging late Holocene molecular organic and foraminiferal-based geochemical records of sea surface temperature in the Gulf of Me
Richey, J. N., D. J. Hollander, B. P. Flower, and T. I. Eglinton (2011), Merging late Holocene molecular organic and foraminiferal-based geochemical records of sea surface temperature in the Gulf of Mexico, Paleoceanography, 26, PA1209, doi:10.1029/2010PA002000.