Chemical composition of ferromanganese crusts in the world ocean
This is a fully integrated version of the ferromanganese crusts dataset, compiled by F.T. Manheim and C.M. Lane-Bostwick of the US Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA. The original data set consists of tables corresponding the USGS Open-File Report 89-020 Chemical Composition of Ferromanganese Crusts in the World Ocean: A Review and Comprehensive Database. Data include excerpts from the SIO nodule file, the NGDC marine minerals data base, Japanese sources, a PhD thesis, analyses performed at the Bureau of Mines, and analyses performed at other laboratories under the direction of the USGS. These data are also included on the NOAA & MMS Marine Minerals CD-ROM data set released by NGDC in October of 1992.
How to cite this dataset:
Manheim, F., Lane-Bostwick, C., 2011. Chemical composition of ferromanganese crusts in the world ocean, Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). https://doi.org/10.1594/IEDA/100034.
DOI Creation Date:
Manheim, F.T. and Lane-Bostwick, C.M. (eds.): Chemical composition of ferromanganese crusts in the world ocean: a review and comprehensive database. U.S. Geological Survey open-file report, 89-20, 1988.
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Coverage Scope: Global
User Contributed Keyword(s):
ferromanganese crust, Fe-Mn crust, metal, global
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