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Deep-Sea Sample Repository
This site provides information on the vast collection of deep-sea core samples that are stored in Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory's (LDEO) facility in Palisades, New York. Materials presented here include a summary of how cores are taken, processed, and stored, some results of examinations of cores, a searchable database of the cores themselves, and a sample history database.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Field trip - virtual
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-889
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Properties of earth materials
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understanding about sci. / tech.
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth's history
        • Structure of the earth system
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 9-12:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Origin and evolution of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Columbia University
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/