Chicxulub Impact Sequence – IODP Expedition 364 Replica of core section: Hole M0077, Core...Read More
Category: Core replica
Cretaceous-Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction boundary Replica of core section: ODP Leg 171B, Hole...Read More
PETM core replica: This core section illustrates a major climate warming event that happened at the end of the Paleocene (56 My ago). The consequences of this important event were a rise in temperature (between 4 and 8 °C over 10,000 years) and the acidification of the seawater, which resulted in the significant extinction of the plankton and a reduction in biodiversity at this time in the South Atlantic Ocean.Read More
Coral Reefs off Tahiti Replica of core section: 310-M0024A-10R-01IODP Expedition 310 Tahiti...Read More
Mid Eocene Arctic sediments – Microlaminations of dark organic-rich Azolla alternating with microfossils (e.g. diatoms) in a mid-Eocene (~50Ma) sediment suggest fresh-water episodes in Arctic surface waters.
Replica of a core drilled in Mid Eocene sediments of the central Arctic Ocean by the ECORD Science Operator during IODP Expedition 302 ACEX in 2004 – the first scientific drilling expedition to the central Arctic Ocean, 250km from the North Pole.Read More