19 March 1999
ISSN 1096-7451
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.1999

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SECTION 1: SEDIMENTOLOGY/PHYSICAL PROPERTIES/TEPHRACHRONOLOGY
1. Petrography and mineralogy of the uppermost Messinian section and the Pliocene/Miocene boundary at Site 975, Western Mediterranean Sea (PDF)
K.M. Marsaglia and J.S. Tribble
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.201.1999

2. Mineral associations and geochemical indicators in upper Miocene to Pleistocene sediments in the Alboran Basin (PDF)
F. Martínez-Ruíz, M.C. Comas, and B. Alonso
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.203.1999

3. Sand provenance in the Alboran and Tyrrhenian Basins (PDF)
K.M. Marsaglia, K.K. Latter, and V. Cline

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.205.1999

4. Pliocene–Pleistocene sedimentary facies at Site 976: depositional history in the northwestern Alboran Sea (PDF)
B. Alonso, G. Ercilla, F. Martínez-Ruíz, J. Baraza, and A. Galimont

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.206.1999

5. The sedimentary record of the Alboran Basin: an attempt at sedimentary sequence correlation and subsidence analysis (PDF)
J. Rodríquez-Fernández, M.C. Comas, J. Soría, J.A. Martín-Pérez, and J.I. Soto

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.207.1999

6. Environmental significance of an uppermost Pliocene carbonate debris flow at Site 978 (PDF)
J.C. Braga and M.C. Comas

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.209.1999

7. Description, classification, and origin of upper Pliocene–Holocene marine sediments in the Alboran Basin (PDF)
C.G. Skilbeck and J.S. Tribble
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.210.1999
(See Chapter Note)

8. Mineralogy and microfabric of sediment from the Western Mediterranean Sea (PDF)
J.S. Tribble and R.H. Wilkensd
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.252.1999

9. Ferromagnetic and matrix susceptibilities in Pliocene–Pleistocene hemipelagic marls from the Western Mediterranean Sea (PDF)
C. Aubourg, A. Murat, M. Torii, and O. Oufi

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.270.1999

10. Fluid overpressures in western Mediterranean sediments, Sites 974–979 (PDF)
A. Revil, P.A. Pezard, and F.D. de Larouzière

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.274.1999

11. Coring-induced magnetic fabric in piston cores from the western Mediterranean (PDF)
C. Aubourg and O. Oufi

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.255.1999

12. Chronology and composition of volcaniclastic ash layers in the central Tyrrhenian Basin (Site 974) (PDF)
P. van den Bogaard, B. Mocek, and M. Stavesand

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.265.1999

SECTION 2: BIOSTRATIGRAPHY/PALEONTOLOGY
13. Pleistocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and the western Mediterranean sapropels, Sites 974 to 977 and 979 (PDF)
E. de Kaenel, W.G. Siesser, and A. Murat
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.250.1999

(See Chapter Note)

14. Biostratigraphy and paleoceanography of the Pliocene at Sites 975 (Menorca Rise) and 976 (Alboran Sea) from a quantitative analysis of the planktonic foraminiferal assemblages (PDF)
F. Serrano, J.M. González-Donoso, and D. Linares

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.239.1999

15. High-resolution biostratigraphy at the Miocene/Pliocene boundary in Holes 974B and 975B, western Mediterranean (PDF)
S.M. Iaccarino, M.B. Cita, S. Gaboardi, and G.M. Gruppini

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.247.1999

16. Neogene calcareous nannofossils: western Mediterranean biostratigraphy and paleoclimatology (PDF)
W.G. Siesser and E.P. de Kaenel

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.241.1999

17. Image-analysis comparison of holotypes of the calcareous nannofossil genus Scyphosphaera (PDF)
W.G. Siesser and J.C. Marler

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.242.1999

SECTION 3: TECTONICS/STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY/PETROLOGY/GEOPHYSICS
18. Metamorphism of calc-silicate rocks from the Alboran basement (PDF)
V. López Sanchez-Vizcaíno and J.I. Soto

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.217.1999

19. Pressure-temperature evolution of the metamorphic basement of the Alboran Sea: thermobarometric and structural observations (PDF)
J.I. Soto, J.P. Platt, M. Sánchez-Gómez, and J.M. Azañón

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.218.1999

20. The high-grade basement of the Alboran Sea: structural and PT evolution (PDF)
G. Prosser, P. Spadea, and C. Doglioni

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.219.1999

21. Fission-track analysis of samples from the Alboran Sea basement (PDF)
A.J. Hurford, J.P. Platt, and A. Carte
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.213.1999

22. Ar-Ar dating of biotite and muscovite from Alboran basement samples, Site 976 (PDF)
S.R. Kelley and J.P. Platt

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.215.1999

23. Correlation between metamorphic rocks recovered from Site 976 and the Alpujárride rocks of the western Betics (PDF)
M. Sánchez-Gomez, J.M. Azañón, V. García-Dueñas, and J.I. Soto
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.225.1999

24. Structure and tectonic stresses in metamorphic basement, Site 976, Alboran Sea (PDF)
F.D. de Larouzière, P.A. Pezard, M.C. Comas, B. Célérier, and C. Vergniault

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.212.1999

25. Brittle deformation in the metamorphic basement at Site 976: implications for middle Miocene extensional tectonics in the Western Alboran Basin (PDF)
M.C. Comas and J.I. Soto

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.226.1999

26. Pliocene to Holocene structure of the Eastern Alboran Sea (western Mediterranean) (PDF)
J. Alvarez-Marrón
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.224.1999

27. Evidence for Miocene subduction beneath the Alboran Sea: 40Ar/39Ar dating and geochemistry of volcanic rocks from Holes 977A and 978A (PDF)
K. Hoernle, P. van den Bogaard, S. Duggen, B. Mocek, and D. Garbe-Schönberg

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.264.1999

28. Data Report: Major- and trace-element chemistry of Site 976 basement rocks (Alboran Sea) (PDF)
P. Spadea and G. Prosser

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.272.1999

SECTION 4: ORGANIC, INORGANIC, AND INTERSTITIAL WATER GEOCHEMISTRY
29. Sources, preservation, and thermal maturity of organic matter in Pliocene–Pleistocene organic-carbon–rich sediments of the western Mediterranean Sea (PDF)
P.A. Meyers and H. Doose

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.235.1999

30. Molecular indicators of the supply of marine and terrigenous organic matter to a Pleistocene organic-matter–rich layer in the Alboran Basin (Western Mediterranean Sea) (PDF)
M. Hauschildt, J. Rinna, and J. Rullkötter

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.273.1999

31. Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios at Sites 969 and 974: interpreting spatial gradients in sapropel properties (PDF)
J.C. Milder, J.P. Montoya, and M.A. Altabet

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.271.1999

32. Carbon, sulfur, and oxygen isotope geochemistry of interstitial waters from the western Mediterranean (PDF)
M.E. Böttcher, S.M. Bernasconi, and H.-J. Brumsack

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.229.1999

33. Interstitial water chemistry in the western Mediterranean: results from Leg 161 (PDF)
S.M. Bernasconi

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.228.1999

34. Bacterial profiles in deep sediments of the Alboran Sea, western Mediterranean, Sites 976–978 (PDF)
B.A. Cragg, K.M. Law, G.M. O’Sullivan, and R.J. Parkes

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.267.1999

SECTION 5: PALEOCEANOGRAPHY AND PALEOCLIMATE
35. Paleoceanographic conditions during the Quaternary at Sites 976 (Alboran Sea) and 975 (Menorca Rise) inferred from the planktonic foraminiferal assemblages: basis for a biostratigraphy (PDF)
D. Linares, J.M. González-Donoso, and F. Serrano

10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.240.1999

36. Quaternary marine and continental paleoenvironments in the western Mediterranean (Site 976, Alboran Sea): palynological evidence (PDF)
N. Combourieu Nebout, L. Londeix, F. Baudin, J.-L. Turon, R. von Grafenstein, and R. Zahn

doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.238.1999

37. Planktonic 18O records at Sites 976 and 977, Alboran Sea: stratigraphy, forcing, and paleoceanographic implications (PDF)
R. von Grafenstein, R. Zahn, R. Tiedemann, and A. Murat
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.233.1999

38. Paleoceanography of the western Mediterranean during the Pleistocene: oxygen and carbon isotope records at Site 975 (PDF)
C. Pierre, P. Belanger, J.F. Saliège, M.J. Urrutiaguer, and A. Murat
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.266.1999

39. Planktonic  18O and Uk' 37 temperature estimates from organic-rich sediments at Sites 974 and 975, Tyrrhenian Sea and Balearic Rise (PDF)
H. Doose, R. Zahn, S. Bernasconi, M. Pika-Biolzi, A. Murat, C. Pierre, and P. Belanger
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.237.1999

40. Magnetic and microfaunal characterization of late Quaternary sediments from the western Mediterranean: inferences about sapropel formation and paleoceanographic implicatons (PDF)
L. Capotondi and L. Vigliotti
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.243.1999

41. Pliocene–Pleistocene occurrence of sapropels in the Western Mediterranean Sea and their relation to eastern Mediterranean sapropels (PDF)
A. Murat
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.244.1999

42. Paleoenvironment of uppermost Messinian sequences in the western Mediterranean (Sites 974, 975, and 978) (PDF)
S.M. Iaccarino and A. Bossio
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.246.1999

43. The Messinian record of the outcropping marginal Alboran Basin deposits: significance and implications (PDF)
J.M. Martín, J.C. Braga, and I. Sánchez-Almazo
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.248.1999

SECTION 6: SYNTHESIS
44. The origin and tectonic history of the Alboran Basin: insights from Leg 161 results (PDF)
M.C. Comas, J.P. Platt, J.I. Soto, and A.B. Watts
doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.161.262.1999
VOLUME INDEX
INDEX (PDF)
OVERSIZED MATERIALS

Chapter 44:
Figures 16–19. Multichannel seismic reflection profiles across the Alboran Sea obtained by the Robert C. Conrad in 1988 (Watts et al., 1993). Upper plots are original profiles; lower plots are draw-line interpretations.

Figure 16. Line 827. DSDP 121 projects penetration at Site 976 (located 8 km to the northeast).
Figure 17. Line 825.
Figure 18. Line 824.
Figure 19. Line 823 showing position of Sites 977 and 978.

ELECTRONIC FILES
ASCII tables from the volume are cited in the text but do not appear in the printed volume. The table number is highlighted for a link, or in the case of multiple-part tables, the individual sections contain the links. To access the electronic files click here.
CORE DATA
This contains shipboard GRAPE (gamma-ray attenuation porosity evaluator), index property, magnetic susceptibility, reflectance, P-wave, and natural gamma data of cores collected onboard the JOIDES Resolution during Leg 161 (see Core directory structure). 

Each site number (below) is linked to a list of datasets. All of the ASCII data files are TAB delimited for compatibility with most spreadsheet and database programs. All of the ACSII documentation files should be compatible with any word processing program.

For information about the acquisition and standards of the separate datasets, refer to these files:

GRAPE information
Index property information
Magnetic susceptibility information
Natural gamma data information
P-wave information

If you have questions specifically about this material please contact the Data Librarian (database@odpemail.tamu.edu) at the Ocean Drilling Program.

Citations to scientific publications related to this and other ODP legs are available.
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