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Mikis, Anna; Hendry, Katharine R; Pike, Jennifer; Schmidt, Daniela N; Edgar, Kirsty M; Peck, Victoria L; Peeters, Frank J C; Leng, Melanie J; Meredith, Michael P; Todd, Chloe; Stammerjohn, Sharon; Ducklow, Hugh W (2019): Morphometric data and stable isotope composition of sediment trap foraminifera from the West Antarctic Peninsula. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.902778, Supplement to: Mikis, A et al. (2019): Temporal variability in foraminiferal morphology and geochemistry at the West Antarctic Peninsula: a sediment trap study. Biogeosciences, 16(16), 3267-3282, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3267-2019

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Abstract:
These datasets contain a six-year long record of shell morphology of the polar planktic foraminifera Neogloboquadrina pachyderma (sensu stricto) from near Palmer Station, Antarctica. The PARFLUX Mark 78H 21-sample trap was deployed in 170m water depth as part of the Palmer Long Term Ecological Research program (total water column depth 350 m, 64° 30'S, 66° 00'W).
For manual analysis: Specimens were imaged using Olympus SZX7 transmitted light microscope, QImaging FAST 1394 camera and Q-Capture software. Image backgrounds were adjusted in Adobe PhotoshopCC 2015. Morphological parameters were measured using ImageProPlus 6.2.
For automated analysis: Bulk samples measured using automated microscope and image analysis system that scans and captures images via a 12 MP Olympus CC12 camera attached to a Wild MZ3 incident light microscope (Analysis3.0)
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Latitude: -64.500000 * Longitude: -66.000000
Date/Time Start: 2006-01-18T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2013-01-27T00:00:00
Event(s):
PalmerLTER_sedtrap * Latitude: -64.500000 * Longitude: -66.000000 * Date/Time: 1993-01-01T00:00:00 * Elevation: -350.0 m * Location: Anvers Island * Method/Device: Trap, sediment (TRAPS) * Comment: trap deployed at 170 m water depth
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