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Continuing Operations Proposal: The United States Polar Rock Repository as a Research Tool for Understanding Antarctica's Geological Evolution
Entry ID: USAP-1141906

Abstract: Intellectual Merit:

The United States Polar Rock Repository (USPRR) was established to curate and loan geologic samples from polar regions to researchers and educators. OPP established the USPRR in part to avoid redundant sample collection and thus reduce the environmental impact of polar research. The USPRR also provides the research community with an important resource for developing new ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-04-01
Stop Date: 2017-03-31
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: grunow.1 at
Contact Address:
Ohio State University
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-11-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12