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Recent benthonic foraminifera from the Western Antarctic Ocean

Jones, R. W.; Pudsey, C. A.. 1994 Recent benthonic foraminifera from the Western Antarctic Ocean. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 13 (1). 17-23. 10.1144/jm.13.1.17

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Abstract/Summary

Approximately 60 species of benthonic foraminifera are recorded from 14 samples collected by the RRS Discovery from water depths of 200–4200 m on the Antarctic Peninsula Shelf and Slope and adjacent areas of the Western Antarctic Ocean. Discussion focuses firstly on benthonic foraminiferal abundance, diversity and assemblage composition and the effects of calcite dissolution and, secondly, on the characteristic assemblages of the study area and their relationships to water-masses

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1144/jm.13.1.17
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Pre 2000 programme
ISSN: 0262-821X
Date made live: 15 Mar 2017 14:12 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/516530

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