Integrating Geomorphological and Paleoecological Studies to Reconstruct Neogene Environments of the Transantarctic Mountains
Entry ID: NSF-ANT07-39693

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Summary
Abstract: This project studies the last vestiges of life in Antarctica from exceptionally well-preserved fossils of tundra life--mosses, diatoms, ostracods, Nothofagus leaves, wood, and insect remains recently discovered in ancient lake sediments from the McMurdo Dry Valleys. The area will be studied by an interdisciplinary team to elucidate information about climate and biogeography. These deposits offer ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0739693
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -78.0   E: 162.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-07-15
Stop Date: 2011-06-30
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Data Coordination Center, United States Antarctic Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-data.org/
Dataset ID: NSF-ANT07-39693

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT A. ARKO
Email: info at usap-data.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: allan.ashworth at ndsu.edu
Contact Address:
North Dakota State University
City: Fargo
Province or State: ND
Postal Code: 58102
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-25
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