Marine Molluscs from Northern North America and Greenland
Entry ID: Canada_GSC_MarineMolluscs

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Summary
Abstract: An Excel spreadsheet with radiocarbon dates on more than 4200 marine molluscs
from northern North America (north of 40?N) and Greenland. Both dated taxa and
associated taxa are listed and classified into faunal paleoenvironmental zones
ranging from warm temperate (Virginian) to frigid (Arctic).This database is to
synthesize information pertaining to paleoenvironmental conditions
(specifically ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 40.0   E: -16.0   W: -168.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division
Dataset Title: Marine Molluscs from Northern North America and Greenland
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Terrain Sciences Division,Geological Survey of Canada-Atlantic, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/hydrogeo/orm/index_e.php

Data Center Personnel
Name: ART DYKE
Phone: +01-613-992-0643
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: adyke at NRCan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Contact distributor
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-613-992-4917
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: dlemieux at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street, Room 362
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada
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Publications/References
The data available as of 1993 were published by Dyke et al. 1996 (Marine
mollusks as indicators of environmental change in glaciated North America and
Greenland during the last 18 000 years. G?ographie physique et Quaternaire, v.
50, p. 152-184). Nearly 1000 samples have been added to the database since
then.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-04-05
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-09-13
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