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Surface (sea floor) and near-surface (box cores) sediment mineralogy in Baffin Bay

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To better understand the glacial history of the ice sheets surrounding Baffin Bay and to provide information on sediment pathways, samples from 82 seafloor grabs and core tops, and from seven box cores were subjected to quantitative X-ray diffraction weight percent (wt.%) analysis of the <2 mm sediment fraction.

Data published in: Andrews, J. T. and Eberl, D. D., 2011 : Surface (sea floor) and near-surface (box core) sediment mineralogy in Baffin Bay as a key to sediment provenance and ice sheet variations. Canadian Journal of Earth Science, 48: 1307-1328.

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Spatial Type point
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Language English
Grant Code 0713755
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1964-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2009-08-31 00:00:00

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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 60.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -75.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -45.00

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John T. Andrews <John.T.Andrews@Colorado.EDU>

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