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Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection

The Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection contains over 28,000 items derived from sea floor sediment collections. These include sediment residues in tubes/bottles/jars, hand specimens and slides. This dataset is a Darwin Core export of specimen records available individually on the Data Portal with some additional information.

Data and Resources

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Giles Miller (2018). Dataset: Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection. Natural History Museum Data Portal (

Retrieved: 18:02 06 May 2021 (GMT)

Additional Info

Field Value
Author(s) Giles Miller
Contributors Epi Vaccaro Dave Smith Henry Buckley
Temporal extent 1844-2009
Update frequency Annual
Last updated September 10, 2018
Last resource update September 10, 2018 (Ocean Bottom Deposit Collection)
Created September 10, 2018
License License not specified