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Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca E; Yepes, Oscar; ODP Leg 159 Shipboard Scientific Party (1997): (Table 1) Distribution of organic particles in sediments of DSDP Site 159-959 from the eastern Equatorial Atlantic. PANGAEA,, In supplement to: Oboh-Ikuenobe, FE et al. (1997): Palynofacies analysis of sediments from the Côte d'Ivoire-Ghana transform margin: Preliminary correlation with some regional events in the Equatorial Atlantic. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 129(3-4), 291-314,

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Latitude: 3.627600 * Longitude: -2.735467
Date/Time Start: 1995-01-09T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1995-01-24T00:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 57.20 m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 1157.40 m
159-959 * Latitude: 3.627600 * Longitude: -2.735467 * Date/Time Start: 1995-01-09T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1995-01-24T00:00:00 * Elevation: -2090.8 m * Penetration: 2003.6 m * Recovery: 1265.1 m * Location: Gulf of Guinea * Campaign: Leg159 * Basis: Joides Resolution * Device: Composite Core (COMPCORE) * Comment: 170 cores; 1585.8 m cored; 0 m drilled; 79.8% recovery
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1DEPTH, sediment/rockDepthmGeocode
2Sample code/labelSample labelOboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EODP sample designation
3Organic matterOM%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingamorphous, structureless, irregularly shaped, yellowish-amber to brown masses: usually gel like
4Palynomorpha, marinePalyn mar%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingdinoflagellates, acritarchs and chitinous inner linings of foraminiferal tests
5AlgaeAlgae%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingaquatic algal remains, mainly Pediastrum
6ResiniteResinite%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingunstructured amber-coloured fragments from stem tissues
7DebrisDebris%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingopaque particles with sharp angular outlines: lath-shaped, sometimes more equidimensional, black
8FragmentsFragm%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingyellow-brown, structureless particles of yellow to light brown color: attributable to highly degraded herbaceous material
9FragmentsFragm%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingblack-brown, unstructured dark brown to nearly black particles: attributable to highly degraded woody variable material
10CuticlesCuticles%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingplaty epidermal fragments of leaves, roots, etc.: pale yellow to light brown in color
11Plant remainsPlant rem%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingplant tissue, all other herbaceous material including parenchyma
12Wood remainsWood%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countinglight to dark brown particles with sharp angular edges and/or discernible cellular structure: mainly lath-shaped
13SporomorphesSporom%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingland plant spores and pollen dispersed by water and wind into continetat and marine environments
14FungiFungi%Oboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPoint countingfungal remains such as spores, hyphae and mycelia
15Thermal alteration indexTAIOboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca EPollen/spore color chart (Pearson, 1984)
16Lithologic unit/sequenceUnitOboh-Ikuenobe, Francisca E
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