Search Help
The Permian-Triassic Transition in Antarctica: Evaluating the Rates and Variability of Carbon Isotope Fluctuations in Terrestrial Organic Matter
Entry ID: NSF-ANT10-39365

Abstract: This project studies the Permian-Triassic extinction event as recorded in sedimentary rocks from the Transantarctic Mountains of Antarctica. Two hundred and fifty million years ago most life on Earth was wiped out in a geologic instant. The cause is a subject of great debate. Researchers have identified a unique stratigraphic section near Shackleton glacier laid down during the extinction event. ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Original data submitted.

Description: NSF Award Abstract #1039365
Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-08-28
Stop Date: 2012-02-29
Data Set Progress
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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
Email: srimmer at
Contact Address:
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
City: Carbondale
Province or State: IL
Postal Code: 62901
Country: US
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12