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R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer NBP9702 - Early Tertiary Evolution of the Pacific-Australian-Antarctic Plate Circuit
Entry ID: NBP9702

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Abstract: The NSF-supported research icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic disciplines.
This data set consists of underway data from leg NBP9702 on the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer. This leg started at McMurdo Station and ended at McMurdo Station.
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Description: Expedition Data

Description: NSF Award Abstract #941-6989
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -46.0   S: -77.85   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-02-15
Stop Date: 1997-03-24
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Marine Geoscience Data System, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: NBP9702

Data Center Personnel
Email: info at
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online HTTP
Fees: None
Phone: 858-534-1552
Fax: 858-534-0784
Email: scande at
Contact Address:
University of California-San Diego
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Drive
Mail Stop 0220
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0220
Country: USA
Whittaker, J. M. and R.D. Müller, 2006. Seismic stratigraphy of the Adare Trough area, Antarctica, Marine Geology v.230(3-4): p.179-197.

Müller R.D., S.C. Cande, J.M. Stock, and W.R. Keller, 2005. Crustal structure and rift flank uplift of the Adare Trough, Antarctica, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems v.6(11): p..

Heinemann, J., J.M. Stock, R. Clayton, K. Hafner, S. Cande, and C. Raymond, 1999. Constraints on the Proposed Marie Byrd Land-Bellingshausen Plate Boundary from Seismic Reflection Data, Journal of Geophysical Research v.104(B11): p.25321-25330.

Keller, W. R., 2005. Cenozoic plate tectonic reconstructions and plate boundary processes in the Southwest Pacific, California Institute of Technology, PhD Thesis: p.129.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-05-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05