Silicoflagellates recovered from the deep sea, Ocean Drilling Program Leg 199, Site 1219, East Equatorial Pacific

Author(s): Engel, Robb; McCartney, Kevin
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of Maine at Presque Isle, Micropaleontology Undergraduate Research Labortory, Presque Isle, ME, United States
Volume Title: Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 38th annual meeting
Source: Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 35(3), p.91; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 38th annual meeting, Halifax, NS, Canada, March 27-29, 2003. Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States. ISSN: 0016-7592 CODEN: GAAPBC
Note: In English
Summary: Silicoflagellates were studied from sediment samples recovered by the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) from the East Equatorial Pacific Ocean. ODP Holes 1219A was examined to develop a silicoflagellate biostratigraphy for this site and a better understanding of the paleoceanographic history of the region. Silicoflagellates are sparse in the Paleogene, where radiolarians predominate, but fairly abundant in the Neogene. More than twenty taxa are identified altogether. Especially interesting are diverse Naviculopsis, which shed light on the evolution and variability of the group.
Year of Publication: 2003
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 10 Paleontology, Invertebrate; Biologic evolution; Biostratigraphy; Cenozoic; Deep-sea environment; East Pacific; Equatorial Pacific; Invertebrata; Leg 199; Marine environment; Microfossils; Naviculopsis; Neogene; ODP Site 1219; Ocean Drilling Program; Pacific Ocean; Paleo-oceanography; Paleogene; Protista; Silicoflagellata; Tertiary
Coordinates: N074800 N074800 W1420100 W1420100
Record ID: 2004078615
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