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Ocean Surfaces on Snowball Earth
Entry ID: NSF-ANT11-42963

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Summary
Abstract: The climatic changes of late Precambrian time, 600-800 million years ago, included episodes of extreme glaciation, during which ice may have covered nearly the entire ocean for several million years, according to the Snowball Earth hypothesis. These episodes would hold an important place in Earth\'s evolutionary history; they could have encouraged biodiversity by trapping life forms in small ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1142963

Description: University of Washington ResearchWorks
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.0   S: -79.0   E: 167.0   W: 159.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-09-01
Stop Date: 2015-08-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT A. ARKO
Email: info at usap-data.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: sgw at atmos.washington.edu
Contact Address:
University of Washington
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-01-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12

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