Sedimentology laboratory data repository
PI: Dr. Sandra Passchier


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Orejola, N., Passchier, S., and IODP Expedition 318 Scientists, 2013. Sedimentology of lower Pliocene to Upper Pleistocene diamictons from IODP Site U1358, Wilkes Land margin, and implications for East Antarctic Ice Sheet dynamics. Antarctic Science doi:10.1017/S0954102013000527.

Data files:
Particle size data, Major element geochemistry, Trace element geochemistry, Heavy minerals

Supported by a shipboard salary and post-expedition activities award (# IUSSP410-T318A72), Consortium for Ocean Leadership, the National Science Foundation (OCE 1060080), and the SHIP program at Montclair State University (sponsored by the Merck and Roche Foundation). Samples were provided by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program.

Passchier, S., Bohaty, S.M., Jimenez-Espejo, F., Pross, J., Roehl, U., van de Flierdt, T., Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., 2013. Early Eocene to middle Miocene cooling and aridification of East Antarctica.Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14 (5), 1399-1410, doi:10.1002/ggge.20106.

Data files:
Publicly available at Wiley online library - click here

Samples were provided by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program. S. Passchier received funding for shipboard participation and post-cruise research from Consortium for Ocean Leadership (IUSSP410-T318A72).

Passchier, S., Falk., C. and Florindo, F., 2013. Orbitally-paced shifts in the particle size of the Antarctic continental shelf in response to ice dynamics during the Miocene Climatic Optimum. Geosphere, v. 9, p. 54-62, doi:10.1130/GES00840.1.

Data files:
Particle size data

This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement No. 0342484 through subawards to S. Passchier.

Hauptvogel, D.W. and Passchier, S., 2012. Early-middle Miocene (17-14 Ma) Antarctic ice dynamics reconstructed from the heavy mineral provenance in AND-2A, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Global and Planetary Change, 82-83, 38-50.

Data files:
Table 1. Mineral percent in Heavy Mineral fraction
Table 2. SEM-EDS chemistry of Heavy Minerals

This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement No. 0342484 through subawards to S. Passchier.

Passchier, S., 2004. Variability in geochemical provenance and weathering history of Sirius Group strata, Transantarctic Mountains: implications for Antarctic glacial history. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 74(5), 607-619.

Data files:
Major and trace element data

Samples residues and field notes are available at the U.S. Polar Rock Repository
This work was supported by an award from the National Science Foundation (OPP 9419056) to P.-N. Webb.

Passchier, S., O'Brien, P.E., Damuth, J.E., Januszczack, N., Handwerger, D.A. and Whitehead, J.M., 2003. Pliocene-Pleistocene glaciomarine sedimentation in eastern Prydz Bay and development of the Prydz trough-mouth fan, ODP Sites 1166 and 1167, East Antarctica. Marine Geology, 199, 279-305.

Data files:
Particle size data

This work was supported by an Ocean Drilling Program post-cruise research grant (JOI INc.) #F001171/F001282