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51. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the American Geological Institute (AGI) Global GIS Database [Global_GIS]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and The American Geological Institute (AGI) announced a cooperative agreement that will focus on making the USGS Global Geographic ...


52. Erosion History and Sediment Provenance of East Antarctica from Multi-method Detrital Geo- and Thermochronology [NSF-ANT08-38729]
Much of the inventory of East Antarctic bedrock geochronology, as well as a record of its erosional history, is preserved in Cenozoic sediments around its margin. This project is to use these sediments ...


53. Geomorphological information from the Darwin-Hatherton area, Antarctica [K056_2006_2007_NZ_2]   PARENT DIF
Rock samples were collected from the Darwin Glacier region (6 samples) during the 06-07 season. Over 100 samples were collected from the Lake Wellman, Hatherton Glacier area during the 07-08 season. ...


54. Rock Samples for Cosmogenic Dating from the Darwin Glacier area [K056_2006_2007_NZ]   PARENT DIF
Rocks were Collection of rock samples from the Darwin glacier area for cosmogenic dating and the data tables contain technical data required for cosmogenic dating analysis.


55. Detrital, crystallization, and cooling ages of TAM basement rocks [STAM_Ross]
This data set consists of zircon U-Pb and Argon age data from intrusive, volcanic, clastic, and metamorphic rocks of the Ross orogen in the Queen Maud Mountains, Antarctica.


56. Radiocarbon age of organic carbon bound in diatom frustules [Diatom_bound_organic_C_14C_age]
This data set is comprised of radiocarbon ages derived from organic carbon that is bound in diatom frustules found in sediment cores from the Southern Ocean. The sediments were analyzed ...


57. Radiocarbon ages of sterols and of total organic carbon from Weddell Sea and Gerlache Strait sediments [Seds_14C_compound_classes_TOC]
Sterols in a core from the Schollaert Drift, Gerlache Strait, Antarctica can be used successfully to determine the ages of sediment horizons. It has, however, not been possible to extend ...


58. Hf isotopic compositions of the Napier Complex, Antarctica [Napier_Cmplx_Hf_isotopes]
The geochemical community is now assessing the evidence for the origin of the earliest crust and depletion of the Archean mantle through a variety of methods, including documentation of ...


59. Sensitive High Resolution Ion Microprobe (SHRIMP) U-Pb zircon age data from central Transantarctic Mountains basement [CTM_SHRIMP_2000]
SHRIMP U-Pb analyses of detrital zircon from 10 samples of sandstone from the Beardmore and Byrd groups (central Transantarctic Mts.), Patuxent Formation (Pensacola Mts.), and Koettlitz ...


60. Stratigraphic, structural and geochronological data for the Beardmore Group, central Transantarctic Mountains [SMU_GEOL_BEARDMORE]
Geologic field data were collected in the central Transantarctic Mountains in order to study the stratigraphic history, structural geometry, and tectonic history of siliciclastic units ...


61. (U-Th)/He ages from the Kukri Hills of southern Victoria Land [KUKRI_He]
The data set consists of (U-Th)/He ages collected from three vertical profiles from the the Kukri Hills (north side of the Ferrar Glacier) of Southern Victoria Land. The data set provides ...


62. Crystallization and cooling ages on Ross basement rocks [JPE_Ross]
This data set consists of zircon U-Pb and Argon 40/39 geochronological data on amphiboles and mica from basement granitoids, volcanics and metamorphic rocks of the Ross orogen.


63. Geochronological data from basement rocks in the Nimrod glacier area [JPE_SWEAT]
This data set consists of geochronological data from basement rocks in the central Transantarctic Mountains (Nimrod Glacier area) that constrain deformation associated with the Ross orogeny. For ...


64. Lake Vida Uranium/Thorium Dates [LAKE_VIDA_U-TH]
These are uranium-thorium dates of lacustrine carbonates that help to determine the age of ancient lake deposits at Lake Vida and, when compared to radiocarbon ages, yield information ...


65. Low temperature thermochronology data from the Transantarctica Mountains [TAM_Thermochronology]
The Transantarctic Mountains (TAM) represents the uplifted rift flank that defines the geological and morphological boundary between East and West Antarctica. The southernmost large outlet ...


66. Radiocarbon ages of individual fatty acids from Ross Sea sediments [Ross_Sea_seds_14C_fatty_acids]
The researchers have measured the radiocarbon contents of individual solvent-extractable short-chain (C14, C16, and C18) fatty acids isolated from Ross Sea surface sediments. The corresponding ...


67. 40Ar/39Ar dates of Jurassic igneous rocks from Antarctica [Kyle-Ferrar_Igneous_Province]
Plagioclase mineral separates from basaltic extrusive (lavas) and instrusive (dolerite and gabbro) samples from the Dronning Maud Land area of Antarctica were dated by the incremental ...


68. Buried Ice in the Dry Valleys [BU-054-002]
The data set includes trace-element geochemical analyses of volcanic tephra, geochronologic data for Dry Valleys ashfall deposits, locations and description of soil pits in the Antarctic Dry Valleys, ...


69. Dry Valleys Geomorphology from Boston University [BU-054-001]
The data set includes trace-element geochemical analyses of volcanic tephra, geochronologic data for Dry Valleys ashfall deposits, and locations and description of soil pits in the Antarctic ...


70. Geochemical and radiometric age data on core samples from the Cape Roberts Project, Western Ross Sea, Antarctica. [Kyle-Cape_Roberts]
1. 40Ar/39Ar dates of minerals separated from pumiceous tephra layers in the core from Cape Roberts Project cores 1 and 2. 2. Major and trace element analyses of fine grain sediment ...


71. Millennial Scale Fluctuations of Dry Valleys Lakes: Implications for Regional Climate Variability and the Interhemispheric (a)Synchrony of Climate Change [berger_0124049]
This Collaborative Research award supports a project headed by Dr. B. Hall to add to the understanding of what drives glacial cycles near the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Her project aimed to integrate the ...


72. U-Th-He data on apatites from granitoids in the Dry Valleys [JPE_U_He]
This data set consists of (U-Th)/He age data primarily on apatites extracted largely from basement granitoids in the Dry Valleys region of Antarctica.


73. Volcanology of Mt. Takahe volcano, Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica [Takahe_volcano]
This data set contains information on volcanic rock samples collected at Mt. Takahe volcano in the 1998-99 austral summer. Included in data set is GPS locations and elevations, sample ...


74. JAMSTEC Deep Sea Floor Rock Sample Database GANSEKI [JAMSTEC_GANSEKI]
GANSEKI, which means "Rock" in Japanese, is the deep sea floor rock sample database provided by Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC). GANSEKI offers users accessibility to ...


75. AFI 01/27_01 - Dyke intrusions as tracers of continental break-up processes - Rock samples collected in Dronning Maud Land in 2000/2001 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00250]
The style and volume of magmatism varies between margins from large volume flood basalts such as the Parana or Deccan provinces to less volumetric margins such as the southern part of the South Atlantic. ...


76. AFI 01/27_02 - Dyke intrusions as tracers of continental break-up processes - Ar-Ar dating, field data and selected geochemical analysis data of rock samples collected in Dronning Maud Land in 2000/2001 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00251]
The style and volume of magmatism varies between margins from large volume flood basalts such as the Parana or Deccan provinces to less volumetric margins such as the southern part of the South Atlantic. ...


77. BAS Geological Data - Overview [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00048]   CHILD DIFs
The British Antarctic Survey holds one of the most extensive collections of Antarctic rocks and fossils anywhere in the world. These are predominately from the Antarctic Peninsula region and Scotia ...


78. Paleontological Report Database, Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) [Paleontological_Report_Database_Geological_Survey_of_Canada_GSC]
Paleontological determinations of the age and depositional environment of sedimentary rocks is critical information for geological mapping and basin analysis. As of 2009, this database comprises metadata ...


79. British Columbia Geological Survey CGKN Metadata Catalogue [Canada_BCGeoSurvey_CGKNMetaCat]
This is a comprehensive metadata catalogue, connected to the Canadian Geoscience Knowledge Network (CGKN) search engine to facilitate discovery of geoscience data, maps and publications ...


80. Data on geomorphology, neotectonics, soils, permafrost and freshwater in the Antarctic Peninsula region. [CNDP-ESP_GEOANT-UAM]   CHILD DIFs
In English: This dataset contains registered data on studies carried out by the research group on Geology from the University Autonoma of Madrid (GEOANT). Data about geomorphology, neotectonics, ...


81. Geological investigations and collection of fossil specimens from the Sledgers Glacier-Mariner Glacier region to determine the geological history and environment of deposition of the region [K003_1974_1982_NZ_1]
The eastern part of the Bower Group in the Mariner Glacier area and the central western part of the Bowers Group in the Black Glacier-Sledger Glacier area were visited and examined to search for fossils ...


82. Digital Database of Selected Aggregate and Related Resources in Ada, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, and Owyhee Counties, Southwestern Idaho [USGS_OFR_2004_1067]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) compiled a database of aggregate sites and geotechnical sample data for six counties - Ada, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, and Owyhee - in southwest Idaho as part of ...


83. Geochemical and geochronological data from Fosdick Mountains, Marie Byrd Land [ANT_0734505_MBL_FosdickMtns]
The data set includes geochemical and geochronological results of selected rock samples from the Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land. Samples analyzed are predominantly plutonic rocks within the Fosdick ...


84. Determination of deposition, sediment transport direction and age of New Mountain Sandstone (Beacon Supergroup) at various localities in the Royal Society Range and Dry Valleys region [K042_1974_1975_NZ_4]
The New Mountain Sandstone, the lowest formation of the Beacon Supergroup was studied in detail at various localities in the Royal Society Range and Dry Valley's region to determine its environment ...


85. Geochemistry, petrology and structure of Mt Dromedary/Koettlitz glacier area [K002_1970_1974_NZ_1]
Geological investigations and mapping was conducted in the Mt Dromedary/Koettlitz Glacier area over two field seasons. Detailed geological mapping was conducted at a 1:50,000 scale. Sufficient samples ...


86. Geological mapping and reconnaissance of the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land [K151_1987_1988_NZ_1]
A field expedition visited all of the rock outcrops in the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land. The principal objective was to undertake geological studies and make collections for future geochronological ...


87. K-Ar and Rb-Sr dating of collected rocks from the Priestley Formation, Bowers/Wilson and Bowers/Robertson Bay Terrane boundaries in the Preistley and Mariner Glacier areas, North Victoria Land [K231_1990_1991_NZ_1]
One of the best exposed geological cross sections of the Antarctic continent occurs in the northern sector of the Transantarctic Mountains along the west coast of the Ross Sea in North Victoria Land. ...


88. Rb-Sr dating of Asgard Formation rocks from the Lower Wright Valley and Victoria Valley to determine the age of the oldest basement rocks in the Ross Dependency [K231_1985_1986_NZ_1]
A programme was conducted to determine the age of the oldest basement rocks in the Ross Dependency. The Asgard Formation in the Dry Valleys is a series of metamorphosed sedimentary rocks that form ...


89. The stratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy of surface and subsurface late Cenozoic Ross Sea drift from drill cores taken in the eastern Taylor Valley [K010_1980_1983_NZ_1]
In the 1980/81 and 1982/83 Antarctic field seasons, drilling and mapping were undertaken as part of a programme in the eastern Taylor Valley to investigate the late Cenozoic glacial history of the ...


90. Determination of the origin of marine diatoms in the Sirius Group glacial deposits from Table Mountain and Mt Feather and the conditions for authigenic chabazite formation in these rocks [K045_1994_1995_NZ_2]
The age of the Sirius Group glacial deposits in the Transantarctic Mountains are a topic of debate. There are two conflicting models which try to explain the origin of diatoms found in tillite beds ...


91. The Dry Valleys Drilling Project [Dry_Valley_Drilling_Project]
The Dry Valleys Drilling Project (DVDP) was predominately an international project between scientists from New Zealand, the US, and Japan, which drilled 14 holes in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica (especially ...


92. The pre-Devonian structural and metamorphic history of the basement in the Victoria and Wright Valleys [K042_1984_1985_NZ_1]
The pre-Devonian structural and metamorphic history of the basement in the Victoria and Wright Valleys, with emphasis on the depth of burial and amount of uplift prior to Beacon sedimentation, was ...


93. US Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) sediment samples [AESOPS_ANDERSON_9530379SED]
This data set contains concentrations of naturally-occurring radionuclides (U-238, U-234, Th-230, Th-232, Pa-231 and Be-10) in marine sediments. Concentrations of U-series ...


94. Collaborative Research: SGER: Triple-dating (Pb-FT-He) of Antarctic Detritus and the Origin of the Gamburtsev Mountains [NSF-ANT08-16934]
This Small Grant for Exploratory Research investigates the origin and evolution of the Gamburtsev subglacial mountains (GSM). These mountains are considered the nucleation point for Antarctica's largest ...


95. Offshore and Coastal Canadian Samples Holdings - Physical Archive Database [CANEMRCCRSSID]
This data set encompasses information about the curation of all geological sample material as part of a sample inventory management system for the physical holdings archived ...


96. A survey of the Miers and Marshall Valley and Walcott Bay area for dating the formation of the major landforms [K009_1975_1976_NZ_2]   PARENT DIF
A few days were spent in the Miers Valley to collect samples of gypsum for geochemical analyses. Surprisingly carbonate "biscuit" similar to that found in the Taylor Valley were found. Thus, we noted ...


97. Channel morphology, bedform and sediments of the Onyx River and the nature and origin of the Labyrinth in the Wright Valley [K009_1975_1976_NZ_1]   PARENT DIF
The Onyx River geomorphology was investigated by surveying 8 cross sections to illustrate the variation in channel and bank morphology from the mouth of the Onyx through to its final entry into Lake ...


98. Dating of the Ross Sea glaciations from the Koettlitz Glacier region [K021_1986_1987_NZ_1]
The interaction between the Koettlitz Glacier and Trough Lake was determined as a model for the Quaternary proglacial lakes which occupy many of the coastal valleys of the McMurdo Oasis. Trough Lake ...


99. Determining the geochronology of the Taylor Valley from the study of the geomorphology, lake levels, sediments and climatic events during the past 400,000 years [K009_1974_1975_NZ_2]   PARENT DIF
Fieldwork was carried out in the Taylor Valley over several seasons to determine the geochronology of the area.The lake beds and the geomorphology of a series of hummocks between the Suess and LaCroix ...


100. Hawaii Volcano Geochemical Data Sets [HAWAII_GEOCHEM]
The Bishop Museum Geology Section ('http://www.bishopmuseum.org/research/natsci/'), with the assistance of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory ('http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/') ...


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