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Reconstructing the High Latitude Permian-Triassic: Life, Landscapes, and Climate Recorded in the Allan Hills, South Victoria Land, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSF-ANT04-40954

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Abstract: This project studies fossils from two to three hundred million year old rocks in the Allan Hills area of Antarctica. Similar deposits from lower latitudes have been used to develop a model of Permo-Triassic climate, wherein melting of continental glaciers in the early Permian leads to the establishment of forests in a cold, wet climate. Conditions became warmer and dryer by the early Triassic, ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.62   S: -76.75   E: 159.5   W: 159.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-07-01
Stop Date: 2009-06-30
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United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: NSF-ANT04-40954

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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
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Vanderbilt University
City: Nashville
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37240
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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