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Curation of National Antarctic Sediment Collections
Entry ID: USAP-1457577_1

Abstract: The grant was for the re-curation of the Antarctic Sediment collection and prepare the collection for transportation to Oregon State University. The move of the cores took place in July and August of 2018. A total of 18,512 m of core was transferred which consisted of 8,787 large diameter D-tubes, 2,968 small diameteer D-tubed and 4,998 core boxes. In addition that were an additional 729 totes with samples.
In addition in the last two years of the core facility at FSU we filled 20 sample requests and accommodated 6 visits to the collection for sampling by the PI.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -50.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2015-08-15
Stop Date: 2018-07-31
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United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
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Email: info at
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Email: salters at
Contact Address:
Florida State University
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2019-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-02-28