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1. Stratigraphy of the Pliocene Sorsdal Formation, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica [marine_plain_grain_size]
The data are grain size analyses conducted by Geoscience Australia of samples collected during drilling the sections at Marine Plain. The results are summarised in the Antarctic science paper on ...


2. Feasibility Study of Eocene to Pliocene Palynological Reconstruction off Seymour Island [Warny-OPPGeol-0533879]
Feasibility study of Eocene to Pliocene palynological reconstruction of the Antarctic Peninsula margin climate evolution Project Summary Intellectual merit Numerous ...


3. Reconstructing the High Latitude Permian-Triassic: Life, Landscapes, and Climate Recorded in the Allan Hills, South Victoria Land, Antarctica [NSF-ANT04-40954]
This project studies fossils from two to three hundred million year old rocks in the Allan Hills area of Antarctica. Similar deposits from lower latitudes have been used to develop a model of Permo-Triassic ...


4. Climate: Long-Range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction (CLIMAP) 18,000 Years Before Present (18k bp) Sediment Data Files [FE00126_First]
The CLIMAP (Climate: Long-range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction) Project was funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) Program. ...


5. Permian and Triassic strata in the Beardmore Glacier Region [Permian_Triassic_Beardmore]
Data set consist of stratigraphic, sedimentologic, and paleontologic data from Permian and Triassic strata of the Pagoda, Buckley and Fremouw Formations in the Beardmore Glacier region ...


6. AFI 01/01_01 - Biodiversity response to climate change: biodiversity and climate significance of Tertiary forest communities of Antarctica - Fossil wood and leaves of Tertiary age, Seymour Island and adjacent, 2001 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00311]
During field work in 2001 over 1600 specimens were collected from four main fossil plant assemblages: the ''Nordenksjold flora'' from the Cross Valley Formation of Late Palaeocene age; and 3 floras ...


7. AFI 01/01_02 - Biodiversity response to climate change: biodiversity and climate significance of Tertiary forest communities of Antarctica - Analysis of fossil wood & leaves of Tertiary age, Seymour Island&adjacent, 2001 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00312]
Fossils from Palaeogene strata on Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula, were studied to determine the nature of vegetation response to the fundamental change from greenhouse to icehouse climates in ...


8. BAS Geological Data - Overview [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00048]   CHILD METADATA
The British Antarctic Survey holds one of the most extensive collections of Antarctic rocks and fossils anywhere in the world. These are predominately from the Antarctic Peninsula region and Scotia ...


9. BAS Geological Data - Type and Figured Fossil Collection [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00154]   PARENT METADATA
The palaeontology collection at the British Antarctic Survey is a unique and internationally important collection of specimens sourced predominantly from the Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc. The ...


10. Battye Glacier Formation Paleontology and Sedimentology, Beaver Lake Region, Antarctica [ANDRILL_Pagodroma_Group]
Glacimarine strata of the Battye Glacier Formation (c.130 m thick), Pagodroma Group, exposed in the Amery Oasis of East Antarctica, provide a record of late Miocene palaeoenvironmental ...


11. East Antarctic glacial history through microfossil analyses of the Pagodroma Group [David_Harwood]
These results provide information on the biostratigraphic age, depositional environment and paleoclimate setting for four formations of the Pagodroma Group of glacial deposits. Information ...


12. BIOME 6000 (v4.2): Vegetation Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000_Version 4.2]
The Palaeovegetation Mapping Project (generally known as BIOME 6000: Prentice and Webb, 1998) was inaugurated in 1994 with the aim of providing global maps describing the vegetation patterns at 6000500 ...


13. Mega-Biome Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000_MEGABIOME_Version 4.2]
Most dynamic vegetation models (DGVMs) simulate far fewer PFTs, and hence discriminate far fewer biomes, than the palaeodata allow. In order to facilitate direct comparison with model output, we have ...


14. Pacific Rim Biodiversity Catalog; U. of Cal. Berkeley [LIFE_BIOLOGY_UCAL_BIODIVERSITY1]
The Pacific Rim Biodiversity Catalog The University of California Berkeley Museum of Paleontology, with the support of the Pacific Rim Research Program, are in the process of compiling a database ...


15. The Paleobiology Database [PALEOBIOLOGY_DB]
The Paleobiology Database is a public resource for the scientific community. It has been organized and operated by a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, international group of paleobiological ...


16. Sedimentological and palaentological examination of the Devonian Horlick formation in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains [K026_1979_1980_NZ_1]
15 sections of the Horlick formation were measured in detail along the Ohio escarpment from Discovery Ridge to Lackey Ridge. The Ohio Range contains the only well exposed record of unequivocally marine ...


17. Stratigraphic section description and processing of phytoliths and pollen (microfossils) samples from Wellar Coal Measures, the Feather Sandstone and Lashley Formation from Allan Hills [K042_2001_2002_NZ_1]
Stratigraphic sections from the Weller Coal Measures, the Feather Sandstone, and the Lashley Formation were described from the Allan Hills. 115 samples were taken from these rocks and processes for ...


18. The Devonian trace fossils of the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area [K026_1988_1989_NZ_1]
The principle aim of this expedition was to extend the knowledge of Devonian trace fossils in the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area, to relate them to earlier published research in the Dry Valley ...


19. The collection of fossils, qualitative microbial studies and nitrogen fixation rates of the soils from several sites in the Ross Sea region [K052_1980_1981_NZ_1]
Preliminary qualitative microbiological studies were conducted at several sites in the Ross Sea Region including Cape Bird, Taylor Valley, Wright Valley and Shapeless Mountain and Mistake Peak on ...


20. Trace fossils and their relationship to the sediment in the Beacon supergroup [K026_1976_1977_NZ_1]
The trace fossils in Devonian age sediments of the Lower Beacon supergroup were observed and measured to determine their relationship to sediment. Although they are not age diagnostic, the trace fossils ...


21. Biostratigraphic collections of Devonian fish fossils from Middle Devonian Aztec Siltstone at the top of the Taylor Group (Beacon Supergroup) and sediment studies for a basin analysis [K026_1991_1992_NZ_1]
Using toboggans and sledges, the party travelled 700 kilometres from the Darwin Glacier northwards to the Lashly Mountains to study Taylor Group sedimentary rocks (Beacon Supergroup). The principle ...


22. Determination of the origin of marine diatoms in the Sirius Group glacial deposits from Table Mountain and Mt Feather and the conditions for authigenic chabazite formation in these rocks [K045_1994_1995_NZ_2]
The age of the Sirius Group glacial deposits in the Transantarctic Mountains are a topic of debate. There are two conflicting models which try to explain the origin of diatoms found in tillite beds ...


23. Digital Geology Database QMAP [GNS_QMAP]
The quarter million mapping (QMAP) programme is the national 1:250 000 digital geological mapping project. It is upgrading the national digital coverage of New Zealand's geology. The database is being ...


24. Examination of fossilized biota, especially barnacles, of the Scallop Hill Formation and Taylor Formation groups to reconstruct the palaeoenvironment [K241_1985_1986_NZ_1]
Barnacles are useful in palaeobathymetry and in palaeotemperature studies. However, barnacle plates are elusive in the field, and when fractured may be overlooked by the field geologist. The palaeoecology ...


25. Examination of recent marine deposits and local geology at Cape Barne, Cape Bird and Cape Crozier, Ross Island, Antarctica [K042_1969_1970_NZ_1]
Recent marine deposits were discovered at Cape Barne, Ross Island. A number of well preserved shell layers exposed beside the frozen lakes being Cape Barne, at 30m asl were investigated. Upon examination ...


26. Examination of the Beacon Group stratigraphy and paleontology between the Boomerang and Olympus Ranges [K042_1968_1969_NZ_1]
The Beacon Group stratigraphy and paleontology between the Boomerang and Olympus Ranges was investigated in two phases. The first phase involved visits to ranges and nunataks around the Skelton Neve ...


27. Examination of the Buckeye Tillite formation, the trace fossils within the Devonian Horlick formation and the Permian Coal Measure in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains [K026_1983_1984_NZ_1]
A second season of field work was undertaken in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains as a three fold geological study to complete the stratigraphy of the area. This included an analysis of the ...


28. Geological and geomorphic data and Sirius Group core analysis (stratigraphy, petrographical analysis, ground temperature and isotope analysis) from Table Mountain to determine the depositional history [K047_1996_1997_NZ_1]
The depositional and post depositional history of the Sirius Group tillite in the Dry Valleys area was investigated to resolve the ongoing debate as to whether the East Antarctic ice sheet formed ...


29. Geological examination, stratigraphic sections, mapping and sample collection of Beacon and Ferrar rocks and fossils in the area between the Skelton Neve and the Mackay Glacier [K042_1971_1972_NZ_3]
Beacon and Ferrar rocks were studied just west of the Dry Valleys, between the Skelton Neve and the Mackay Glacier area. Detailed stratigraphic sections were measured with staff and level at Mistake ...


30. Investigation of petrified logs, palaeobotanical materical and tree growth rings from Allan Hills for intrepretation of the palaeoclimate of the area [K042_1997_1998_NZ_1]
Allan Hills is known for its record of climate preserved in petrified logs 260 million years old in the Wellar coal measure. A study of the logs is part of a wider study on ancient forests in Jurassic ...


31. Investigations of the moraines and raised marine deposits and fossils at Black Island and Brown Peninsula, McMurdo Sound [K042_1964_1965_NZ_1]
In the 1963-64 field season, a helicopter reconnaissance was conducted at White Island, Black Island and Brown Peninsula. The reconnaissance showed that there was scope for a comprehensive survey ...


32. BIOME 6000 (v4.2): Vegetation Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000]
The Palaeovegetation Mapping Project (generally known as BIOME 6000: Prentice and Webb, 1998) was inaugurated in 1994 with the aim of providing global maps describing the vegetation patterns at 6000500 ...


33. Diatoms from Lake Fryxell long sediment core [Lake_Fryxell_diatoms]
Quantitative diatom assemblage data from 9.5 m sediment core from Lake Fryxell, Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Includes more than 50 samples


34. Microstructure and chemical composition of duckbilled dinosaur eggshell [DINOSAUR_EGGSHELL]
The microstructure and constitution constituents of dinosaurs eggshell discovered in Alberta Province in Canada were clariafied by instrumental analysis.


35. Radiocarbon dates in the Lutzow-Holm Bay (Antarctica) Region [NIPR_GEO_RADIOCARBON]
A map and booklet are available (special map series of National Institute of Polar Research, No. 6).


36. Antarctic ice sheet history and stability: baseline palaeoclimate research on the Pagodroma Group, Prince Charles Mountains. [ASAC_1220]
Detailed sedimentary information and palaeontological samples were collected from Battye Glacier Formation, of the Pagodroma Group in the Prince Charles Mountains, an area where little information ...


37. Palaeogene Bioistratigraphy, Heard Island [ASAC_411]
From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: Recent discoveries in the Vestfold Hills, in the Larsemann Hills and near the South Pole, of fossil vertebrates, microfossils and wood in Pliocene ...


38. Stability, Glaciological and Depositional Conditions of Continental Ice Sheet Edge at Vestfold Hills [ASAC_275]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 275 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The East Antarctica ice sheet advanced onto the ...


39. The Biostratigraphy of Middle and Late Cambrian Faunas of Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica [ASAC_143]
Most of the material refers to northern Victoria Land and was collected over two summer seasons (1974-75 with NZARP and in 1981-82 as part of the International North Victoria Land Expedition which ...


40. Alaskan Fossil Identification File [EARTH_LAND_USGS_ALASKA_FOSSILS1]
The data base consists of a compilation of reports made by the U.S. Geological Survey Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy concerning the identification of fossils collected in Alaska. Data includes ...


41. Geologic Map of the Corona North 7.5' Quadrangle Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, California, USGS OFR 02-22 [USGS_OFR_0222_Version 1.0]
The data set for the Corona North 7.5' quadrangle was prepared under the U.S. Geological Survey Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP) as part of an ongoing effort to develop a regional ...


42. Geologic Map of the Corona South 7.5' Quadrangle, Riverside and Orange Counties, California, USGS OFR 02-21 [USGS_OFR_0221_Version 1.0]
The data set for the Corona South 7.5' quadrangle was prepared under the U.S. Geological Survey Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP) as part of an ongoing effort to develop a regional ...


43. Geologic map and database of the Roseburg 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, Douglas and Coos Counties, Oregon, USGS OFR 00-376 [USGS_OFR_00-376_1.0]
This database and accompanying plot files depict the distribution of geologic materials and structures at a regional (1:100,000) scale. The report is intended to provide geologic information for the ...


44. Middle Pliocene Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction: PRISM2 [USGS_OF99-535_1.0]
As part of the USGS Global Change Research effort, the PRISM (Pliocene Research, Interpretation and Synoptic Mapping) Project has documented the characteristics of middle Pliocene climate on a ...


45. Preliminary Geologic Map of the Santa Barbara Coastal Plain Area, Santa Barbara County, California, USGS OFR 02-126 [USGS_OFR_02126_1.0]
To update the interpretation of geologic mapping and to achieve a uniform regional geologic database. Additionally, to provide a geologic map for the public and geoscience community to aid in assessments ...


46. Thermal Maturity Patterns (CAI and %Ro) in the Ordovician and Devonian Rocks of the Appalachian Basin in New York, USGS/OFR 00-496 [USGS_OFR00-496_1.0]
This data will allow better modeling of the burial, unroofing and hydrocarbon generation history for the Appalachian basin in New York, and is part of a larger, ongoing project which will include ...


47. Global Paleoclimatic Data for 6000 Year B.P., CDIAC NDP-011 [CDIAC_NDP11]
The data set consists of pollen, lake level, marine plankton data and, where possible, quantitative values estimated from these data gathered from 797 stations. The reasons for choosing these three ...


48. Marine Molluscs from Northern North America and Greenland [Canada_GSC_MarineMolluscs]
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 ...


49. Marine Reservoir Effect, Northern North America and Greenland - Radiocarbon Dates on Live-harvested, Pre-bomb-testing Marine Molluscs [Canada_GSC_MarinReservoirEffect]
This dataset consists of an Excel spreadsheet listing 265 radiocarbon dates of marine molluscs located in northern North America (north of 40?N) and Greenland. The measurements are taken to determine ...


50. Northern North America Sea Level Changes [Canada_GSC_NNASeaLevelChanges]
38 Excel spreadsheets listing radiocarbon dates and associated information pertaining to changes of sea level in northern North America (north of 40?N) and Greenland since the last glacial maximum. ...


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