Journal article

Quantifying K, U, and Th contents of marine sediments using shipboard natural gamma radiation spectra measured on DV JOIDES Resolution

David De Vleeschouwer, Ann G Dunlea, Gerald Auer, Chloe H Anderson, Hans Brumsack, Aaron de Loach, Michael Gurnis, Youngsook Huh, Takeshige Ishiwa, Kwangchul Jang, Michelle A Kominz, Christian Marz, Bernhard Schnetger, Richard W Murray, Heiko Paelike

Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems | AMER GEOPHYSICAL UNION | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by ERC Consolidator grant "EarthSequencing''

Awarded by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the IODP Expedition 323, 346, and 356 Shipboard science parties, the crew, and technical staff of DV JOIDES Resolution for help. We also thank C. Hauzenberger and W. Gossler for help with ICP-MS measurements. This project used samples and data provided by the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) and its predecessors. DDV is a postdoctoral researcher and HP is the principal investigator in ERC Consolidator grant "EarthSequencing'' (grant agreement 617462). Portions of this material are based on work supported while RWM was serving at the National Science Foundation. All new data reported in this study can be obtained from PANGAEA ( We ran the algorithm for all holes cored JOIDES Resolution since Expedition 317: These datasets can be downloaded from