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Planktic foraminifer census data from Northwind Ridgecores PI-88-AR P3, PI-88-AR P7, and PI-88-AR P9, ArcticOcean

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1993
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The U.S. Geological Survey recovered 9 piston cores from theNorthwind Ridge in the Canada Basin of the Arctic Ocean from acruise of the USCGC Polar Star during 1988. Preliminaryanalysis of the cores suggests sediments deposited onNorthwind Ridge preserve a detailed record of glacial andinterglacial cycles for the last few hundred-thousand to onemillion years. This report includes quantitative data onforaminifers and selected sediment size-fraction data in 98samples from Northwind Ridge core PI-88AR P3, 51 samples fromcore PI-88-AR P7 and 117 samples from core PI-88-AR P9.

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Kevin M. Foley
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Peter N. Schweitzer
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Peter N. Schweitzer
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Kevin M. Foley, Richard Z. Poore

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These foraminifer data will be the basis for futureinterpretive studies of the climate history of the ArcticOcean.

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