USPRR Continuing Operations Proposal
Entry ID: USPRRContinuingOpsreport

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Summary
Abstract: Recognition of the need for a polar rock repository grew from within NSF to help fulfill obligations under the Antarctic Treaty for greater international data access and to diminish the operational footprint of fieldwork in Antarctica. To that end, the United State Polar Rock Repository was created at The Ohio State University to accept rock samples and associated metadata from polar areas. This ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: The US Polar Rock Repository on line database website.
ISO Topic Category
Quality The quality of the data set is limited by the detail of individual field notes and geographic place names in Antarctica.
Access Constraints Rock sample information and images are accessible from the USPRR online database. Sample requests can also be made online. Some photographic images are not yet available online.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
United States Polar Rock Repository, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://bprc.osu.edu/emuwebusprr/pages/usprr/Query.php

Data Center Personnel
Name: ANNE GRUNOW
Phone: 614-292-5348
Email: curator at bprc.mps.ohio-state.edu, grunow.1 at osu.edu
Contact Address:
United States Polar Rock Repository
Byrd Polar Research Center
Ohio State University
108 Scott Hall
1090 Carmack Road
City: Columbus
Province or State: Ohio
Postal Code: 43210
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 614-292-5348
Email: curator at bprc.mps.ohio-state.edu, grunow.1 at osu.edu
Contact Address:
United States Polar Rock Repository
Byrd Polar Research Center
Ohio State University
108 Scott Hall
1090 Carmack Road
City: Columbus
Province or State: Ohio
Postal Code: 43210
Country: USA
Publications/References
Grunow, Anne M., Elliot, David H., and Codispoti, Julie E., 2008, "The United States Polar Rock Repository: A Geological Resource for the Earth Science Community", U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1047, SRP 068, Alan Cooper, Carol Raymond, and the 10th ISAES Editorial Team, in "Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World, Online Proceedings for the 10th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences".
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-07
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