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Marine Molluscs from Northern North America and Greenland
Entry ID: Canada_GSC_MarineMolluscs


Summary
Abstract: An Excel spreadsheet with radiocarbon dates on more than 4200 marine molluscs
from northern North America (north of 40?N) and Greenland. Both dated taxa and
associated taxa are listed and classified into faunal paleoenvironmental zones
ranging from warm temperate (Virginian) to frigid (Arctic).This database is to
synthesize information pertaining to paleoenvironmental conditions
(specifically glaciation, climate and sea level change) in glaciated North
America from the last glacial maximum to the present.
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Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: 40.0  E: -16.0  W: -168.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division
Dataset Title: Marine Molluscs from Northern North America and Greenland
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > GREENLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > ALBERTA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > BRITISH COLUMBIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > MANITOBA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEW BRUNSWICK
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NOVA SCOTIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NUNAVUT
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > ONTARIO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > QUEBEC
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > SASKATCHEWAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > MID-LATITUDE
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > WESTERN HEMISPHERE


Science Keywords
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ISOTOPES    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >ISOTOPES    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >MICROFOSSILS    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >RADIOCARBON    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >MACROFOSSILS    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >RADIOCARBON    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS    [Definition]


Keywords
GCMD
Carbon 14
Carbon Isotopes
GEOCHEMISTRY
Mollusks
PALEONTOLOGY


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Terrain Sciences Division,Geological Survey of Canada-Atlantic, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences

Data Center Personnel
Name: ART DYKE
Phone: +01-613-992-0643
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: adyke at NRCan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada



Distribution
Fees: Contact distributor


Personnel
DAVID LEMIEUX
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-613-992-4917
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: dlemieux at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street, Room 362
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada


ART DYKE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-613-992-0643
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: adyke at NRCan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada


Publications/References
The data available as of 1993 were published by Dyke et al. 1996 (Marine
mollusks as indicators of environmental change in glaciated North America and
Greenland during the last 18 000 years. G?ographie physique et Quaternaire, v.
50, p. 152-184). Nearly 1000 samples have been added to the database since
then.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-09-13



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