Collection Details

Diatom and foraminiferal samples from surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica.

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Catalogue id
IA5706
Caption
Electron microscope image of marine sediment
Photographer
Nash, Gerry

Collection Details

Custodian
Pat Quilty, Phil O'Brien, Peter Harris
Collection Acronym
FORAMS
Description
Surficial bottom sediments have been collected from Prydz Bay, Antarctica from 5 voyages from 1981 to 1995. Devices used include gravity core, grabs, pipe dredge. Most collections are from 200 to 800 metres depth with the deepest at 3200 metres.
Domain
Marine
Taxa Groups
Diatoms,

List 123 taxa from this collection
Collection Status
Data collection complete
DiGIR Details

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Resource Code: - forams
Resource Name: - Diatom and foraminiferal samples from surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica.
Keywords: - Diatom , foraminiferal, sediments, Prydz Bay, grabs, gravity cores, voyages (GEOSCI, AAMBER2, BANGSS, KROCK, BRAD)
Basis of Record: - Specimen

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Linked to the following Bioregions

Coastal Continental Antarctic - Prydz Bay Oases

Data Details

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Map

Polar projection map of the collection. (view full size) No map exists.
Spatial Coverage
55° 45' 11.9" S to 69° 07' 59.9" S | -55.7533° to -69.1333°
61° 10' 00.1" E to 110° 10' 23.9" E | 61.1667° to 110.1733°
Date Range of Collection
20-Jan-1991 to 11-Mar-1997
Data collected from the following voyage(s)
VoyageObservation countSearch
1981/82 V4 GEOSCI (details) 43 search
1990/91 V6 AAMBER2 (details) 267 search
1992/93 V7 KROCK (details) 14 search
1994/95 V6 BANGSS (details) 271 search
1996/97 V5 BRAD (details) 299 search
Metadata
AADC-00090 - Recent diatom and foraminiferal assemblages in surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica.