Introducing global peat-specific temperature and pH calibrations based on brGDGT bacterial lipids

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Marchant, Robert; Naafs, B. D. A.; Inglis, G. N.; Zheng, Y.; Amesbury, M. J.; Biester, H.; Bindler, R.; Blewett, J.; Burrows, M. A.; del Castillo Torres, D.; Chambers, F.M.; Cohen, A.D.; Evershed, R.P.; Feakins, S.J.; Galka, M.; Gallego-Sala, A.; Gandois, L.; Gray, D.M.; Hathcer, P.G.; Honorio Coronado, E.N.; Hughes, P.D.M.; Huguet, A.; Kononen, M.; Laggoun-Defarge, F.; Lahteenoja, O.; Lamentowicz, M.; McClymont, E.; Pontevedra-Pombal, X.; Ponton, C.; Pourmand, A.; ... view all 35 authors

Glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (GDGTs) are membrane-spanning lipids from Bacteria and Archaea that are ubiquitous in a range of natural archives and especially abundant in peat. Previous work demonstrated that the distribution of bacterial branched GDGTs (brGDGTs... View more
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