Annotated record of the detailed examination of Mn deposits from the Pacific Ocean


From 1983 until 1989 NOAA-NCEI compiled the NOAA-MMS Marine Minerals Geochemical Database from journal articles, technical reports and unpublished sources from other institutions. At the time it was the most extended data compilation on ferromanganese deposits world wide. Initially published in a proprietary format incompatible with present day standards it was jointly decided by AWI and NOAA to transcribe this legacy data into PANGAEA. This transfer is augmented by a careful checking of the original sources when available and the encoding of ancillary information (sample description, method of analysis...) not present in the NOAA-MMS database.

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Creator Fewkes, Ronald H
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 1976
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported;
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Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 96 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-160.000W, -15.000S, -90.000E, 30.000N); Pacific Ocean
Temporal Coverage Begin 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 1974-07-28T00:00:00Z