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Linking Modern Benthic Communities and Taphonomic Processes to the Stratigraphic Record of Antarctic Cores - NSF-ANT07-39512
Entry ID: NSF-ANT07-39512


Summary
Abstract: This project answers a simple question: why are there so few fossils in sediment cores from Antarctica's continental shelf? Antarctica's benthos are as biologically rich as those of the tropics. Shell-secreting organisms should have left a trail throughout geologic time, but have not. This trail is particularly important because these organisms record regional climate in ways that are critical to ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0739512
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-09-01
Stop Date: 2009-08-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

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: swalker at gly.uga.edu
Contact Address:
University of Georgia
City: Athens
Province or State: GA
Postal Code: 30602
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-08-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12


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