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Characterization of Potentially Jurassic-Age Mummified Organic Material, Ellesmere Island, Canada


This data set investigates the characteristics and spatial distribution of a mummified forest deposit in Quttinirpaaq National Park, Canada. Analyses include palynological characterization, tree identification, and leaf identification. Preliminary entomological identification is also included, although this analysis is ongoing. Additional files and updates will be added to this dataset as finalized.

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  • 1.0 (2011-11-07)
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Spatial Type point
Language English
Grant Code 1026177
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  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-03-05 00:00:00
End datetime 2011-08-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 81.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 81.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -76.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -76.00

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Joel Barker <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Barker, J., Chin, Y. 2011. Characterization of Potentially Jurassic-Age Mummified Organic Material, Ellesmere Island, Canada. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 30 Oct 2020.

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