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Record Search Query: [Sensor_Name: Short_Name='SEDIMENT CORERS']
Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Study Cores

Abstract: Data were obtained using Gulf of Mexico (Gomex) frameless box corer 24.5cm x
24.5cm in yoked pairs. Samples were taken along depth transects in the US EEZ
(Northern Gulf of Mexico). The most complete hardcopy record is:

The National Oceanographic Data Center archives for this study are incomplete.
Data was obtained from the original contractor and converted to an
OBIS-compatable format by R.S. Carney at Louisiana State University with
support from MMS.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 28.0   S: 26.5   E: -85.0   W: -94.0
Min Depth: 100 M Max Depth: 3500 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: R.S. Carney
Dataset Title: Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Study Cores
Dataset Release Place: Louisiana State University
Dataset Publisher: Louisiana State University
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-01-01
Stop Date: 1985-12-31
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality LGL Ecological Associates carried out the study under contract with MMS. They
were closely advised by Willis E. Pequegnat and annually advised by a board of
recognized deep-sea biologists. LGL did not have prior experience in deep
water. Experts examined voucher specimens. Vouchers are on file at the U.S.
National Museum of Natural History and at Texas A&M University
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Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: 225-578-6511
Fax: 225-578-6326
Email: rcarne1 at
Contact Address:
Dept. Oceanography & Coastal Science
Louisiana State University
City: Baton Rouge
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70803
Country: USA
Gallaway, Benny J. (Ed.). 1988. Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope
Study, Final Report: Year 4. Volume II : Synthesis Report. Final report
submitted to the Minerals Management Service, New Orleans, LA. Contract No. 14-12-0001-30212. OCS Study/M MS 88-0053. 378 pp. Available online at:
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24

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