Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 953–968, 2021

Special issue: WALIS – the World Atlas of Last Interglacial...

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 953–968, 2021

Review article 09 Mar 2021

Review article | 09 Mar 2021

A standardized database of Marine Isotope Stage 5e sea-level proxies in southern Africa (Angola, Namibia and South Africa)

J. Andrew G. Cooper and Andrew N. Green

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A standardized database compiled to a common format is presented for indicators of sea level during the last interglacial from the southern African coast (Angola, Namibia and South Africa). These enable further analysis of the nature of the sea-level highstand and its regional variability.