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Title: Antarctic Ocean-Floor Fossils: Their Environments and Possible Significance as Indicators of Ice Conditions
Authors: Thomas, Charles W.
Issue Date: Jan-1968
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Citation: Thomas CW. 1968. Antarctic ocean-floor fossils: their environments and possible significance as indicators of ice conditions. Pac Sci 22(1): 45-51.
Abstract: Seven Antarctic marine environments are examined with respect to
their geology and to the skeletal remains of marine microorganisms. While all
assemblages live in the same water mass, they vary significantly from place to pl ace.
Geology and oceanography of each locality appear to produce less effect upon the
character of populations than do topography and bay ice. The latter features suggest
a possible use of fossils as indicators of conditions of bay ice.
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 22, Number 1, 1968

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