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Linking Modern Benthic Communities and Taphonomic Processes to the Stratigraphic Record of Antarctic Cores - NSF-ANT07-39583
Entry ID: NSF-ANT07-39583

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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 ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0739583
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -78.0   E: -150.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-09-01
Stop Date: 2012-08-31
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United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: NSF-ANT07-39583

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
Phone: 518-473-3856
Fax: 518-402-5381
Email: bowser at
Contact Address:
Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health
P.O. Box 509
City: Albany
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 12201-0509
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-12-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23