Fossil Plants from the head of the Shackleton Glacier, 2003

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Title: Fossil Plants from the head of the Shackleton Glacier, 2003
Description:
Abstract:
Collection of Late Triassic fossil plants from unnamed hill SE of Schroeder Hill, at the head of the Shackleton Glacier. Collection consists of ~160 specimens of compressed fossil plants. Collected November, 2003. Location: 85° 23.717 S 174° 49.916 W. All specimen data, including identifications of taxa, are databased in the Paleobotanical Collections, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas. The flora is dominated by members of the seed fern (pteridosperm) group, Corystospermales, including Dicroidium, Umkomasia, and Pteruchus.
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -174.8319
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -174.8319
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -85.3953
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -85.3953
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Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > PALEOCLIMATE > LAND RECORDS > MACROFOSSILS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > PALEOCLIMATE > LAND RECORDS > PALEOVEGETATION
Theme_Keyword: Paleobotany
Theme_Keyword: Late Triassic
Theme_Keyword: Fossil Plants
Theme_Keyword: Mesozoic Seed Ferns
Theme_Keyword: Corystosperms
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
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Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
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Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: RUDOLPH SERBET
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Division of Paleobotany, EEB Dept.
Address: University of Kansas
Address: 1200 Sunnyside Ave.
City: Lawrence
State_or_Province: KS
Postal_Code: 66045-7534
Country: USA
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 785-864-5321
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: serbet@ku.edu
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Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: UKS/NHMBRC/PALEOBOT > Division of Paleobotany, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas
Contact_Person: EDITH L. TAYLOR
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Dept. of Ecol. & Evol. Biology
Address: University of Kansas
Address: 1200 Sunnyside Ave.
City: Lawrence
State_or_Province: KS
Postal_Code: 66045-7534
Country: USA
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 785-864-5321
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: etaylor@ku.edu
Resource_Description: Shackleton_Glacier_area_paleobotany
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http://paleobotany.bio.ku.edu/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
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Computer_Contact_Information:
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Network_Resource_Name:
http://paleobotany.bio.ku.edu/PaleoCollections.htm...
Access_Instructions:
Paleobotanical Collections, including Antarctic fossil plants. All collections data on all specimens in the collection are searchable online.
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http://paleobotany.bio.ku.edu/PaleoCollections.htm...
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20070713
Metadata_Review_Date: 20100707
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Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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