Seasonal Flux and Assemblage Composition of Planktic Foraminifera from the Northern Gulf of Mexico, 2008–2009
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2011_1002

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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Geological Survey established a sediment trap in the northern Gulf of Mexico to collect time-series data on the flux and assemblage composition of live planktic foraminifers. This report provides an update of the 2008 time-series data to include results from 2009. Ten species, or varieties, of planktic foraminifers constitute >90 percent of the assemblage: Globigerinoides ruber (pink and ... View entire text
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Description: Access data for the Seasonal Flux and Assemblage Composition of Planktic Foraminifera from the Northern Gulf of Mexico, 2008–2009.

Description: Report on the Seasonal Flux and Assemblage Composition of Planktic Foraminifera from the Northern Gulf of Mexico, 2008–2009.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 35.0   S: 20.0   E: -80.0   W: -100.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jessica W. Spear and Richard Z. Poore
Dataset Title: Seasonal Flux and Assemblage Composition of Planktic Foraminifera from the Northern Gulf of Mexico, 2008–2009
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: U.S.
Dataset Publisher: USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Issue Identification: OFR 2011–1002
Data Presentation Form: report and excel spreadsheet
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1002/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-12-31
Instrument
SEDIMENT TRAPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USGS ST. PETERSBURG COASTAL AND MARINE SCIENCE CENTER
Phone: 727-803-8747
Fax: 727-803-2030
Contact Address:
600 Fourth Street South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701-4846
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Size: 8.5 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: No fees

Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: Excel Spreadsheet
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 727-803-8747 x3042
Fax: 727-803-2032
Email: jspear at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
600 Fourth Street South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-02-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-02-04
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