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F. L. Parker benthic foraminiferal samples (1952) in Long Island Sound, USGS OFR 00-304

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Abstract: The purpose of this layer is to disseminate a digital version of the
location of samples collected and analyzed by F. L. Parker in 1952 in
Long Island Sound.

This GIS layer contains a point overlay showing the the distribution
of benthic foraminiferal samples collected in 1952 by F. L. Parker.
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Description:  image showing the extent of the GIS layer and the
distribution of benthic foraminiferal samples collected in
1952 by F.L. Parker in Long Island Sound

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.26   S: 41.06   E: -72.31   W: -75.94

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ellen Thomas (ed.)
Dataset Title: F. L. Parker benthic foraminiferal samples (1952)
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Woods Hole, MA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Issue Identification: OFR 00-304
Other Citation Details: In Paskevich, V. and L. J. Poppe, eds., 2000, Open-File Report 00-304
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1952-01-01
Stop Date: 1952-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 11000 m
Longitude Resolution: 4000 m
Vertical Resolution: 2 m
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
GRAB SAMPLERS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Wesleyan University must be referenced as the originator of the
dataset in any future products or research derived from these data.
Although this derived data set and its lineage dataset have been used
by the USGS, Wesleyan University and the Connecticut Department of
Environmental Protection, no warranty, expressed or ... View entire text
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Woods Hole Science Center, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: (508) 548-8700
Fax: (508) 457-2310
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 15Kbytes
Distribution Format: ARCView
Fees: none
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Wesleyan University
265 Church Street
City: Middletown
Province or State: CT
Postal Code: 06459-0139
Country: USA
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Parker, F.L., 1952, Foraminiferal distribution in the Long Island Sound - Buzzards Bay area: Bulletin Museum Comparative Zoology, Harvard College, 106 (10), 428-473,

Paskevich, V. and L.J. Poppe, eds., 2000, Georeferenced sea-floor mapping and bottom photography in Long Island Sound - U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-304, U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole Field Center.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23