Ross Embayment till provenance from sand petrography
Entry ID: Ross_Embayment_till_provenance

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Summary
Abstract: Sand petrographic data were collected on the 500-2000 micron fraction of
LGM-age till from the Ross Embayment. Moraine samples from the Beardmore,
Byrd, Darwin/Hatherton Glaciers, Mt. Achernar and Allan Hills were obtained
from Dr. Gunter Faure (Ohio State) and Dr. James Bockheim (U. of Wisconsin,
Madison). Samples of till from beneath the Siple ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -62.83   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: ~35ka
Paleo Stop Date: ~14ka
Chrono Unit:
Data Center
Department of Geology, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.geology.iupui.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: KATHY J. LICHT
Phone: 317-278-1343
Email: klicht at iupui.edu
Contact Address:
Geology Dept., SL118
Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ. at Indianapolis
723 W. Michigan St.
City: Indianapolis
Province or State: IN
Postal Code: 46202
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 317-278-1343
Email: klicht at iupui.edu
Contact Address:
Geology Dept., SL118
Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ. at Indianapolis
723 W. Michigan St.
City: Indianapolis
Province or State: IN
Postal Code: 46202
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Lederer, J.R., Licht, K.J., and Swope, R.J., accepted. Provenance of LGM
Glacial Till (sand fraction) across the Ross Embayment, Antarctica. Quaternary
Science Reviews.

Farmer, G.L., Licht, K., Andrews, J.T., and Swope, R.J., 2004. Radiogenic
Isotope Provenance Studies of Glacial Tills in Ross Sea and Vicinity,
Antarctica. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-08-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-02
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